D'e`noue`ment" (?), n. [F. d'enouement, fr. d'enouer to untie; pref. d'e- (L. dis-) + nouer to tie, fr. L. nodus knot, perh. for gnodus and akin to E. knot.]


The unraveling or discovery of a plot; the catastrophe, especially of a drama or a romance.


The solution of a mystery; issue; outcome.


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