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  • Anticlimax turned to bafflement among the 90,000-strong crowd when Raúl, who was expected to be the main speaker, stayed mute while lesser luminaries took the lectern, making it the first Revolution Day in living memory when neither Castro spoke.

    Cuba left guessing on Revolution Day as Fidel Castro misses big parade

  • The Anticlimax of Bowl Season | Heretical Ideas Magazine, on December 23rd, 2009 at 6: 00 am Said:

    What’s the Best Playoff System For College Football? | Heretical Ideas Magazine

  • I just remember Anticlimax; story of my life, sigh

    bubbles

  • Anticlimax, The antechamber to the Paper Tower looked perfectly normal.

    The Black Company

  • Anticlimax was never the stimulant of amiability, and, after an altercation on the pavement just outside of the store, during which the derisive fish man continually called to them to go on and take that there basket out of the neighbourhood, the cousins moved morbidly away, and walked for a time in silence.

    Gentle Julia

  • What would have happened next Heaven alone knows -- for we could not have gone on gazing at each other until I backed myself out at the door by way of leave-taking -- had not Anticlimax arrived in the person of Mr. Anastasius Papadopoulos in his eternal frock-coat.

    Simon the Jester

  • In all cases, however, when, by the action of a faculty, waste has been incurred, _some_ lapse of time must take place before full efficiency can be reacquired; and this time must be long in proportion as the waste has been great. ii Explanation of Climax, Antithesis, and Anticlimax.

    The Philosophy of Style

  • Anticlimax, alike result from this general principle.

    The Philosophy of Style

  • It will feature Edouard Baer as Asterix, who crosses the channel to help second-cousin Anticlimax fight Julius Caesar and the invading Roman army.

    BBC News - Home

  • Words, that we so often find this excellent Writer falling into the Anticlimax.

    'Of Genius', in The Occasional Paper, and Preface to The Creation

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  • Genus name of a fossil snail described by Pilsbry & McGinty in 1946.

    June 27, 2010