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denouement

de·noue·ment [or] dé·noue·ment

denouement [or] dénouement

pronunciation:
deI nu maw
part of speech: noun
definition 1: in a novel, play, or film, the final resolution of the plot's complexities and questions.
antonyms:
beginning
similar words:
catastrophe, conclusion, ending, finale, outcome, resolution, solution
definition 2: the ultimate outcome of a complicated series of events.
synonyms:
consummation, resolution, upshot
similar words:
close, conclusion, consequence, end, outcome, result