cap off

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Verb1.cap off - finish or complete, as with some decisive action; "he capped off the meeting with a radical proposal"
finish off, finish up, get through, polish off, wrap up, clear up, mop up - finish a task completely; "I finally got through this homework assignment"
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Pull that cap off your eyes, and hold up your head, sir.
Couldn't you knock her cap off, or her tooth out, or scratch her, or do something or other to her?
Katerina Ivanovna rose from her chair, and with a stern and apparently calm voice (though she was pale and her chest was heaving) observed that "if she dared for one moment to set her contemptible wretch of a father on a level with her papa, she, Katerina Ivanovna, would tear her cap off her head and trample it under foot.
Mr Clennam,' returned the other, rising, taking his cap off in the flat of his hand, and so holding it, ready to put on again, 'you do me honour.
Here my sister, after a fit of clappings and screamings, beat her hands upon her bosom and upon her knees, and threw her cap off, and pulled her hair down - which were the last stages on her road to frenzy.
said Celia confidentially to that unconscious centre and poise of the world, who had the most remarkable fists all complete even to the nails, and hair enough, really, when you took his cap off, to make--you didn't know what:-- in short, he was Bouddha in a Western form.
We had a good deal to do with that girl first and last," he explained solemnly; then getting up as if moved by a spring he snatched his cap off the table.
You are a good young man; I noticed how at- tentive you are to John--to Captain--' The train pulled out suddenly; I took my cap off to the old woman: I never saw her again.
Euros Jones added the extras to ensure the win and cap off the campaign.
Superman Returns and The Christopher Reeve Superman Collection Cap off this year's "Is Superman gay?
If you had large planter bed or huge lawn areas, you could cap off up to half of your existing spray sprinklers thanks to the increased area of coverage provided by the new nozzles.