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  • n. Alternative form of peripeteia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That part of a drama in which the plot is unraveled and the whole concludes; the dénouement.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a sudden and unexpected change of fortune or reverse of circumstances (especially in a literary work)

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