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Word: anticlimax

Definition: letdown in thought or emotion; something unexciting, ordinary, or disappointing coming after something important or exciting


Sentences Containing 'anticlimax'

To spend the day talking to schoolboys about James I was, he reflected over his scrambled eggs, an anticlimax […].

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