Moreover, killing bin Laden gave him the consummation he most devoutly wished, namely a fast-track to paradise.
And yet the odds—not to mention the overwhelming political power of these two corporate behemoths—strongly favor a consummation.
The demonstrations and riots in Ferguson, to a certain extent, are the consummation of the marriage between rage and love.
late 14c., "completion," from Latin consummationem (nominative consummatio), from consummat-, past participle stem of consummare "to sum up, finish," from com- "together" (see com-) + summa "sum, total," from summus "highest" (see sum). Sense of "completion of a marriage (by sexual intercourse)" is c.1530.