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What is another word for wind up?

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To finish or bring to an end
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“The Harner girls wind up the show with a rumba, doing it faster than their other numbers.”
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To gradually eliminate or bring to an end
“He should continue to operate as he had been operating up to Christmas, and then gradually wind up the whole of his share transactions, and invest the proceeds in some sound stock.”
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To annoy or make angry
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“She'd really wind Eddie up into a state of mania by wanting to party all the time.”
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To tease, make fun of, or play a prank on
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“The other players would try to wind Lebron up by calling Michael a better player than him.”
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To arrive or end up in a given place, state or situation
“It would be a shame to see them coming down from the mountain with the Ark in their rucksacks, knowing that it would wind up in some museum in the outskirts of Nashville.”
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(baseball) To make the preparatory movements for a certain kind of pitch
“I get back to the ball game just in time to see the pitcher wind up and throw the ball.”
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To cause to come to an end
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axeUK
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To lower, roll up and secure (something, such as a sail or flag)
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Fulfil one's task
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To excite to an excessive degree
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To insult or put down, especially in a spiteful way
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To bring into a heightened emotional state
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Reach a crisis
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To deceive or fool someone
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Set the seal on
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To carry out an action to the end
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(of a machine) To cause something to begin to work
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To finish in a given place or rank, typically in a competition
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To instill courage into
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Achieve, gain
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To engage in playful or mischievous behavior
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To stop operations or activity, especially due to failure
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To tie or roll up (a number of things) together as though into a parcel
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An end or final part of something
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Trick or prank
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