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epilogue

ep·i·logue (ep·i·log)

epilogue (epilog)

 
pronunciation:
e p lag [or] e p lawg
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a short concluding section to a literary work, often summarizing what later becomes of the characters.
We discover in the epilogue that our hero eventually returns home and finds that his sister has married his dear friend.
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antonyms:
prologue
similar words:
conclusion
definition 2: a short speech delivered to the audience at the end of a play by one of the cast.
antonyms:
prologue
similar words:
conclusion
Word Parts
The word epilogue contains the following parts:
log, logo, -logue Greek root that means word, speech, written work
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See also -logy, -ology, a terminal form of this root.