denouementnoun [ C ]uk /deɪˈnuː.mɒ̃/ us /deɪˈnuː.mɑ̃ː/
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- But we have also found that the romance vanishes away like a ghost, dwindles out, closes with ragged ends, has no denouement.
- If they would, however, many could escape from this fatal denouement which suddenly terminates their life at an age when ordinary life is only beginning.
- It was all so true and universal, the characters so well drawn, the denouement so happy!
- So sudden and astounding was this denouement that Louise did not even scream.
- We could not stay for the denouement, as we had a nervous old lady with us, who firmly declined to witness any such hair-raising spectacle.