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ep·i·logue

also ep·i·log  (ĕp′ə-lôg′, -lŏg′)
n.
1.
a. A short poem or speech spoken directly to the audience following the conclusion of a play.
b. The performer who delivers such a short poem or speech.
2. A short addition or concluding section at the end of a literary work, often dealing with the future of its characters. Also called afterword.
3. An event which reflects meaningfully on a recently ended conflict or struggle.

[Middle English epiloge, from Old French epilogue, from Latin epilogus, from Greek epilogos, conclusion of a speech : epi-, epi- + logos, word, speech; see leg- in Indo-European roots.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.epilog - a short speech (often in verse) addressed directly to the audience by an actor at the end of a play
close, closing, ending, conclusion, end - the last section of a communication; "in conclusion I want to say..."
2.epilog - a short passage added at the end of a literary work; "the epilogue told what eventually happened to the main characters"
piece of writing, written material, writing - the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect); "the writing in her novels is excellent"; "that editorial was a fine piece of writing"
close, closing, ending, conclusion, end - the last section of a communication; "in conclusion I want to say..."
Translations

epilogue

(ˈepilog) noun (American)epilog
the closing section of a book, programme etc.
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