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cliff-hang•er



Pronunciation: (klif'hang"ur), [key]
n.
1. a melodramatic adventure serial in which each installment ends in suspense in order to interest the reader or viewer in the next installment.
2. a situation or contest of which the outcome is suspensefully uncertain up to the very last moment: The game was a cliff-hanger, but our team finally won. Also,cliff'hang"er.

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