cliffhanger

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An outcome which is awaited with keen anticipation, especially one which is delayed for a period of time or which is not known until the last minute

This presidential election is such a cliffhanger. Will it be the rising star Dmitry Obamovich Medvedev? Or the veteran Gennady McCainovich Zyuganov?.

An ending or stopping point calculated to leave a story unresolved, in order to create suspense

Back in the early 80s, the hit series Dallas kept the nation guessing with its season-ending cliffhanger Who Shot J.R.?.

a contest whose outcome is uncertain up to the very end
{i} suspenseful drama
A cliffhanger is a situation or part of a play or film that is very exciting or frightening because you are left for a long time not knowing what will happen next. The election is likely to be a cliff-hanger. cliffhanger endings to keep you in suspense. a situation in a story, film, or a competition that makes you feel very excited or nervous because you do not know what will happen or have to wait a long time to see how it will end
an episode that ends in suspense
an episode that ends in suspense a contest whose outcome is uncertain up to the very end
An ending or stopping point calculated to leave a story unresolved, to create suspense
cliffhangers
plural of cliffhanger
cliffhanger
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