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epilogue

  

      n  
1   
a    a speech, usually in verse, addressed to the audience by an actor at the end of a play  
b    the actor speaking this  
2    a short postscript to any literary work, such as a brief description of the fates of the characters in a novel  
3      (Brit)   the concluding programme of the day on a radio or television station, often having a religious content  
     (C15: from Latin epilogus, from Greek epilogos, from logos word, speech)  
  epilogist      n  
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epilogue

  
  
afterword, coda, concluding speech, conclusion, postscript  
  
Antonyms     
   exordium, foreword, introduction, preamble, preface, prelude, prologue  

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