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knell
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  • There was such a shock of apprehension in his face, and he knew Richard so perfectly, and I too had seen so much of his gradual decay, that what my dear girl had said to me in the fullness of her foreboding love sounded like a knell in my ears.

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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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