Deathblow
Deathblow Death"blow`, n. A mortal or crushing blow; a stroke or event which kills or destroys. [1913 Webster]

The deathblow of my hope. --Byron. [1913 Webster]


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  • Deathblow — История публикаций Издатель Wildstorm Дебют Darker Image #01 (август 1992) Авторы Джим Ли, Брэндон Чой Характеристики персонажа Позиция добро …   Википедия

  • deathblow — index dispatch (act of putting to death) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • deathblow — [deth′blō΄] n. 1. a blow that causes death 2. a thing or event that is destructive or fatal (to something) …   English World dictionary

  • Deathblow — For other uses, see Deathblow (disambiguation). Deathblow Deathblow, art by Jim Lee Publication information Publisher …   Wikipedia

  • deathblow — n. to deal a deathblow (they dealt the enemy a deathblow) * * * to deal a deathblow (they dealt the enemy a deathblow) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • deathblow — noun a) A strike or blow that leads to death, especially a coup de grace The opening of the bridge dealt a deathblow to the ferry. b) Something that prevents the completion, or ends the existence of some project etc …   Wiktionary

  • deathblow — n. 1 a blow or other action that causes death. 2 an event or circumstance that abruptly ends an activity, enterprise, etc. * * * noun the blow that kills (usually mercifully) • Syn: ↑coup de grace • Hypernyms: ↑killing, ↑kill, ↑putting to death * …   Useful english dictionary

  • deathblow — noun Date: 1795 a destructive or killing stroke or event …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • deathblow — /deth bloh /, n. a blow causing death. [1785 95; DEATH + BLOW1] * * * …   Universalium

  • deathblow — Synonyms and related words: KO, Waterloo, bane, beating, clincher, collapse, conquering, conquest, crash, crusher, death, death knell, death stroke, debacle, defeat, destruction, doom, downfall, drubbing, early death, early grave, end, end all,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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