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anticlimax
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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a disappointing decline in excitement or interest relative to a previous rise or expectations
  • The anti-climax would be too intolerable; and her return might bring reproach upon her idolized husband.
    5 — The Woman Pays (62% in)

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