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anticlimax
used in Carrie

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Definition
a disappointing decline in excitement or interest relative to a previous rise or expectations
  • Unsatisfied, with a feeling of anticlimax in her throat and the dismal roiling of emotional upset in her belly, she went to the cellar to get her dress material.

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