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afterclap

[ af-ter-klap, ahf- ]
/ ˈæf tərˌklæp, ˈɑf- /
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noun

an unexpected repercussion.

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.

Origin of afterclap

1300–50; Middle English; compare Low German achterklap;see after, clap1
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