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anticlimax
used in Murder On The Orient Express

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Definition
a disappointing decline in excitement or interest relative to a previous rise or expectations
  • This seemed to Mrs. Hubbard to be a dramatic climax rather than an anticlimax.
    2.4 — Part 2 Chapter 4 — The Evidence of the American Lady (20% in)

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