Consummating
Consummate Con"sum*mate (k[o^]n"s[u^]m*m[=a]t or k[o^]n*s[u^]m"m[=a]t; 277), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Consummated} (k[o^]n"s[u^]m*m[=a]`t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Consummating} (k[o^]n"s[u^]m*m[=a]`t[i^]ng).] To bring to completion; to raise to the highest point or degree; to complete; to finish; to perfect; to achieve. [1913 Webster]

To consummate this business happily. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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