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Even as she bowed, there came a swift realization that she was facing no anticlimax.

If there was to be much more of anything, it must have been of anticlimax.

After what he had been through, the Black Mass was necessarily an anticlimax.

It would have been seeking an anticlimax to solicit any more in the building.

It was an anticlimax which made her almost hysterical to contemplate.

There was anticlimax in Bear Cat after the guns had ceased to boom.

But we began at the top; and when you have seen the best there is, everything else is anticlimax.

Yes, as you say, a Mamie is an anticlimax to one's best endeavours.

Isabel stared back at her; the announcement was an anticlimax.

Perhaps he felt, as I did, that the explanation was in the nature of an anticlimax.

WORD ORIGIN

"the addition of a particular which suddenly lowers the effect," 1701, from anti- + climax (n.).

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