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How to use denouement in a sentence
We take pleasure in watching a plot unfold, including the suspense, climax, and denouement, and may choose not to spoil it by knowing the ending in advance.It’s Not Irrational to Party Like It’s 1999 - Issue 108: Change|Steven Pinker|November 17, 2021|Nautilus
This is why the denouement of Ratatouille has never quite hit me.I Nearly Set My House on Fire Trying to Make the Lightning Mushroom From ‘Ratatouille’|Jaya Saxena|September 27, 2021|Eater
For anyone who cared to watch, the event and its denouement provided a graphic demonstration that the Iron Curtain was crumbling.
The bloody denouement his wife had dreaded had come to pass.
The denouement itself appropriates the theme of the huntsman who spares the child he is obliged to kill.Holocaust Horrors Haunt the Films ‘Ida’ And ‘The German Doctor’|Jack Schwartz|May 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So says the reawakened Duke Orsino at the denouement of Twelfth Night.
It is hardly a shocking denouement to a relationship that seemed doomed virtually from the start.Keith Olbermann’s Firing at Current TV Could Be his Ruin or his Salvation|Rebecca Dana|March 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The denouement of his history was a tragic one, and had come a few days before the time when our narrative opens.Eric, or Little by Little|Frederic W. Farrar
The plot becomes more intense and tragic, as it approaches toward the denouement.
The hour had now come for the denouement of that home tragedy which was being enacted in the Rue St. Gilles.Other People's Money|Emile Gaboriau
Our best plan is to remain silent and wait for the denouement.The White Rose of Memphis|William C. Falkner
Then came the denouement; the marriage arranged for him had been a mockery.Sons and Fathers|Harry Stillwell Edwards
British Dictionary definitions for denouement
dnouement (French denumɑ̃)
- the final clarification or resolution of a plot in a play or other work
- the point at which this occurs