end in (something)

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end in (something)

To culminate in something; for something to be the last part of something. Opening night ended in disaster when the lead actress forgot her lines. As usual, our family dinner ended in a big argument, and everyone went home angry. I'm looking for a seven-letter word that ends in E.
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end in something

[for something, such as a play, film, opera, etc.] to end in a particular way. The opera ended in a lengthy duet before the death of the heroine. The party ended in a champagne toast.
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A final observation concerns internal palindromes ending in the regular past tense ending -(E)D.
Whether or not the list of Type A words ending ins can be expanded is a question I leave open for readers of this journal.
Tacked on was a useful but false fairy-tale ending in which Little Elian lives happily ever after.