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denouement
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The House of Mirth
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  • "I don’t think you would have cared for its DENOUEMENT," he said with sudden grimness.
  • She followed in imagination the career of other beauties, pointing out to her daughter what might be achieved through such a gift, and dwelling on the awful warning of those who, in spite of it, had failed to get what they wanted: to Mrs. Bart, only stupidity could explain the lamentable denouement of some of her examples.
  • "DENOUEMENT—isn’t that too big a word for such a small incident?

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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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