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knell
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Frankenstein
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  • 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.

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  • The poll should be interpreted as the death knell of her campaign.
  • The electric-chair knell of the doorbell sounded through the house again.
    Kate DiCamillo  --  Flora & Ulysses

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