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clincher


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Clincher  \Clinch"er\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  or  that  which  clinches;  that  which  holds  fast 
  --Pope. 
 
  2.  That  which  ends  a  dispute  or  controversy;  a  decisive 
  argument. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clincher 
  n  1:  an  argument  that  is  conclusive  [syn:  {determiner},  {determining 
  factor}] 
  2:  a  point  or  fact  or  remark  that  settles  something 
  conclusively  [syn:  {decisive  factor}] 




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