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endsville (ENDZ-vil) adjective, noun
1. Most excellent or the best.
2. Most undesirable; the end.
[From end + -ville (place, city).]
"'To have peace in yourself - that must be the greatest thing in the world,' he said soberly. 'That is what I am looking for. To me that is the greatest thing in living. It is Endsville itself.'" Hal Boyle; La Rosa Hopes to Launch Own Television Program; Zanesville Signal (Ohio); Oct 19, 1954.
"'Once they start involving the cattle grounds and building networks of roads it will be Endsville for the caribou,' he warns." Darcy Henton; Diamond Fever Gripping N.W.T. Amid Enthusiasm Comes Concern Over Environment, Land Claims; Toronto Star (Canada); Mar 31, 1996.
This week's theme: contranyms, words with opposite meanings.
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedients, and by parts. -Edmund Burke, statesman and writer (1729-1797)
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