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bathos

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈbeɪ.θɒs/ US  /-θɑːs/ literary
a sudden, especially not intended, change from a beautiful or important subject to a silly or very ordinary one
(修辞)突降法(指美好、庄重的内容突然变得平庸可笑的修辞手法)
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