denouement definition

  • noun:
    • the last quality or clarification of a dramatic or narrative land.
    • The occasions following the climax of a drama or book by which such a resolution or clarification takes place.
    • the results of a sequence of occasions; the end result.
    • Alternative spelling of dénouement.
    • the last resolution or clarification of a dramatic or narrative plot.
    • The events following the climax of a drama or book in which such an answer or clarification happens.
    • The outcome of a sequence of events; the result.
    • Alternate spelling of dénouement.

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