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knell
used in Frankenstein

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Definition
the sound of a bell rung slowly — especially to announce death or a funeral

or:

announcing the demise or end of something
  • The sleep into which I now sank refreshed me; and when I awoke, I again felt as if I belonged to a race of human beings like myself, and I began to reflect upon what had passed with greater composure; yet still the words of the fiend rang in my ears like a death-knell; they appeared like a dream, yet distinct and oppressive as a reality.
    Chapter 20 (50% in)

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