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epilogues

noun
variants: also epilogs
plural of epilogue

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a final section or speech after the main part of a book, play, or musical composition sometimes used figuratively
  • The main character's death was alluded to in the epilogue.
  • His final years were a peaceful epilogue to a life of adventure.

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“Epilogues.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/epilogues. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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