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denouement

de·noue·ment / ˌdānoōˈmän/ • n. the final part of a play, movie, or narrative in which the strands of the plot are drawn together and matters are explained or resolved. ∎  the climax of a chain of events, usually when something is decided or made clear: I waited by the eighteenth green to see the denouement.

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denouement

denouement XVIII. — F., f. dénouer (earlier des-), f. des- DIS- + nouer :- L. nodāre knot, f. nodus NODE.

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