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Epilogue

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Definitions of Epilogue

Pronunciation : Ep"i*logue
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [F. ?pilogue, L. epilogus, fr. Gr. Legend.]
Definition : 1. (Drama)

Defn: A speech or short poem addressed to the spectators and recited by one of the actors, after the conclusion of the play. A good play no epilogue, yet . . . good plays prove the better by the help of good epilogues. Shak.

2. (Rhet.)

Defn: The closing part of a discourse, in which the principal matters are recapitulated; a conclusion.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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