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cliff-hanging

or cliff·hang·ing

[ klif-hang-ing ]
/ ˈklɪfˌhæŋ ɪŋ /
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adjective
of, relating to, or characteristic of a cliff-hanger: a cliff-hanging vote of 20–19.
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Origin of cliff-hanging

An Americanism dating back to 1935–40
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