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At any rate Danger's proceedings are of a most kill-joy nature.

For it was Mr. Canning without a doubt, a kill-joy on this occasion.

Louis, in fact, must have appeared to Charles primarily in the light of a kill-joy.

I was urged to play, and, not wanting to be a kill-joy, I foolishly agreed.

Out upon him, for a paid agitator, a kill-joy, and a humbug.

Mary left the room without answering; but as she closed the door she murmured to herself, "No, I cannot be a kill-joy!"

“Oh, stop being a kill-joy,” Laura commanded, giving her a little shake.

The amateur advice-giver is a nuisance, a fidget, a kill-joy, and an unmitigated bore.

I don't want to be a kill-joy, but don't give me more of that side of your character than you can help.

Frederick was a kill-joy, she said, and moreover she did not wish to ask an extra woman to dinner.

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