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consummation


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Consummation  \Con`sum*ma"tion\,  n.  [L.  consummatio.] 
  The  act  of  consummating,  or  the  state  of  being  consummated; 
  completed;  completion;  perfection;  termination;  end  (as  of 
  the  world  or  of  life). 
 
  ``Tis  a  consummation  Devoutly  to  be  wished.  --Shak. 
 
  From  its  original  to  its  consummation.  --Addison. 
 
  Quiet  consummation  have  And  renown['e]d  be  thy  grave. 
  --Shak. 
 
  {Consummation  of  marrige},  completion  of  the  connubial 
  relation  by  actual  cohabition. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  consummation 
  n  :  the  act  of  bringing  to  completion  or  fruition 




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