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anticlimax
used in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

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a disappointing decline in excitement or interest relative to a previous rise or expectations
  • Then, softening her tone, she continued: "By truth, we mean things like the stars always being there and the sun always rising and the true nobility of man and mother-love and love for one's country," she ended anti-climactically.
    Chapter 39 (21% in)

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