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.
The order calls for deliveries of about 250,000 optical memory cards per month beginning October 2001 and ending in February 2002.