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  • Because that capitol of his is so awful that to pan it would have been an anticlimax.
  • The host, on this Sunday afternoon, wore a dark gray suit, correct as a uniform, and bedroom slippers of black patent leather trimmed with red; the slippers mocked the severe elegance of the suit, yet completed the elegance as an audacious anticlimax.
  • They’re an anticlimax to their own talent.

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  • the anticlimax of a brilliant career
  • When Eliza, Lindsay, and I all finally stood up to walk to the ambulance to get bandaged up, the crowd stood and gave us a standing O. We went on to win the game big, but my topple made everything else anticlimactic.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Dreamland

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