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cliff·hang·er / ˈklifˌhangər/ • n. an ending to an episode of a serial drama that leaves the audience in suspense. ∎  a story or event with a strong element of suspense. DERIVATIVES: cliff·hang·ing / -ˌhanging/ adj.

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cliffhanger

cliffhanger a dramatic and exciting ending to an episode of a serial, leaving the audience in suspense and anxious not to miss the next episode; originally (in the US in the 1930s) a cliffhanger was a serial film in which each episode ended in a desperate situation.

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cliffhanger

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"cliffhanger." Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes. . Encyclopedia.com. 21 Aug. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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