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denouement
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • It was not until close upon six o’clock that I found myself free and was able to spring into a hansom and drive to Baker Street, half afraid that I might be too late to assist at the dénouement of the little mystery.

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  • Everyone was astonished by the denouement of the case.
  • While suspicion was to be directed against him, she would be making quiet preparations for a very different denouement.
    Christie, Agatha  --  The Mysterious Affair at Styles

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