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final

1. Music another word for perfect
2. Sport a deciding contest between the winners of previous rounds in a competition
3. Music the tonic note of a church mode
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Ona was quite certain that she would find her place gone, and was all unnerved when she finally got to Brown's, and found that the forelady herself had failed to come, and was therefore compelled to be lenient.
When the bride finally recovered, she gave Neddy a love-box on the arm with her fan, and said with arch severity:
With their kindly aid, obtained at different times and in different places, I finally succeeded in learn- ing to read.
It is, I am convinced, an art apart, an art like any other,--needing first the natural gift, then the long patient training, and finally the courageous practice.
The man of Barsoom," she finally ventured, "does not ask personal questions of women, except his mother, and the woman he has fought for and won.
It was the boy's mother who finally broke the silence.
His passionate disposition finally brought him into trouble with the magistrate of his district, who had him cast into prison, where he died at the age of forty-two.
To blame, finally, because even if I had had magnanimity, I should only have had more suffering from the sense of its uselessness.
The dripping of the rain would excite him to frenzy; he flapped around, struck the ceiling with his wings, upset everything, and would finally fly into the garden to play.
Finally Governor Belcher gave the chair a cushion of blue damask, with a rich golden fringe.
to prepare flax for weaving as linen it is softened(technically, "retted") by soaking in water, separated from its woody fibers by beating ("scutched"--this seems to be what Cooper means by "crackling"), and finally combed ("hatcheled")}
Finally, they effected a mutual reconciliation, and, tossing the money about anyhow, played simply at random.