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afterword

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a part added at the end of a book or periodical
  • the author included an afterword about developments in cancer treatment since the book was written

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The first known use of afterword was in 1890

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“Afterword.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/afterword. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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