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end

(Intent), noun aim, ambition, aspiration, bourn, consilium, desideration, desideratum, design, desire, deeired result, destination, dream, expectation, goal, guiding principle, hope, idea, intended result, intendment, mission, motivating idea, motivation, motive, object, objective, purpose, reason, target, wish
Associated concepts: ends of justice

end

(Termination), noun accomplishment, achievement, adjournment, attainment, border, borderline, bound, cessation, close, closing piece, closure, completion, connluding part, conclusion, consummation, culmination, death, decease, decline, demise, denouement, departure, destination, destiny, determination, dissolution, edge, elimination, ending, estoppage, exitus, expiration, extinction, extinguishment, extreme, extreme point, extremity, fate, final event, final state, finale, finality, finis, fulfillment, furthermost part, halt, last of a series, last part, limit, limitation, omega, outcome, point, pole, realization, remnant, result, resultant, retirement, stop, stoppage, tail, terminal, terminal point, termination, terminus, tip, upshot, wane
See also: abandon, adhere to, annul, arrest, basis, border, cancel, cap, cause, cease, cessation, close, complete, conclude, conclusion, consummate, culminate, death, decide, defeasance, denouement, design, desist, destination, discontinue, dispatch, dissolution, dissolve, eliminate, eradicate, expiration, expire, extinguish, extirpate, extremity, final, finality, finish, goal, halt, impasse, intent, lapse, last, mete, moratorium, motive, object, objective, outcome, output, payoff, perform, periphery, point, project, purpose, pursuit, quash, reason, rescind, rest, result, settle, shut, stop, succumb, suppress, target, terminate, termination, ultimate
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If Sandy Berger were a Republican, the media would be screaming for a senate investigation and we would absolutely never hear the end of it.
I know they mean well but if I ever challenge their ideal of the perfect daughter I never hear the end of it.
Whoever comes off worse between us will never hear the end of it.
Carl Attley, from Pontypridd, said, ``If England win the World Cup it will be terrible - we'll never hear the end of it.
The movie opens with the zinger, ``You land a million planes safely, then you have one little midair and you never hear the end of it.
I know they mean well, but if I ever challenge their ideal of the perfect daughter I never hear the end of it

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