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clincher

(ˈklɪntʃɚ)
n. the final element; the straw that broke the camel’s back. (see also capper.) The clincher was when the clerk turned up the volume.
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May continued his recent hot streak with a 52nd–minute clincher.
They should have doubled their lead in 79 minutes when English headed just wide but he made amends with the clincher in the final minute.
Scott McGleish headed the clincher after 54 minutes.
During last Saturday's clincher, that number skyrocketed to nearly 80,000 fans and the site expects similar jumps throughout the post season.
Ballgame, 106-103, and, for all intents and purposes, series, the Lakers being up 3-0 going into Wednesday's potential NBA title clincher.
Boston gave Southend the jitters when Richard Logan (57) and Mark Angel (64) pulled two goals back but Cort was again given the space to head that late points clincher.
The evidence provides "strong clues, but not a clincher case," he says.
Bath failed to score a try, although Mike Catt clawed them back to 10-9 by the 63rd minute before Budge Pountney stole the clincher for Northampton.
The biggest clincher in choosing VSoft was their flexibility in working with us," said Don Lukas, senior vice president of bank systems at Farmers National Bank.
0 COMEBACK kid Caolan McAleer put weeks of injury agony behind him to grab a 90th-minute clincher - then got booked for his celebration.
Paul Harkins hit the clincher from the spot after Scott Johnston was judged to have pulled down David Niven.
The Wolverines put together similar rolls in the remaining two games, scoring 10 of the last 11 points in the second game and the last five in the third game, with Sebastian tapping the ball over for the clincher.
Apparently knowing I was in it was the clincher for him
Both goals resulted from setplays,Joseph-Desire Job scored the first from close range and Szilard Nemeth netted the clincher with Fulham substitute Barry Hayles grabbing a consolation in injury time.
Seven minutes from time Watford's top gun Tommy Smith made fools of Walsall's defence, leaving three defenders struggling as he struck the clincher.