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Anticlimax   Listen
noun
Anticlimax  n.  (Rhet.) A sentence in which the ideas fall, or become less important and striking, at the close; the opposite of climax. It produces a ridiculous effect. Note: Example: "Next comes Dalhousie, the great god of war, Lieutenant-colonel to the Earl of Mar."






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Words linked to "Anticlimax" :   downfall, fall, conclusion, ending, bathos, close, closing, anticlimactic



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