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denouement

noun
variants: also dénouement

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formal the final part of something (such as a book, a play, or a series of events)
  • In the play's denouement, the two lovers kill themselves.
  • the competition's exciting denouement

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The first known use of denouement was in 1705

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“Denouement.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/denouement. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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