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epilogue

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ep=i=logue

CIDE DICTIONARY

epiloguen. [F. épilogue, L. epilogus, fr. Gr. conclusion, fr. to say in addition; 'epi` upon, besides + to say. See Legend.].
  •  A speech or short poem addressed to the spectators and recited by one of the actors, after the conclusion of the play.  [1913 Webster]
    "A good play no epilogue, yet . . . good plays prove the better by the help of good epilogues."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The closing part of a discourse, in which the principal matters are recapitulated; a conclusion.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

epilogue, n.
1 a the concluding part of a literary work. b an appendix.
2 a speech or short poem addressed to the audience by an actor at the end of a play.
3 Brit. a short piece at the end of a day's broadcasting (cf. PROLOGUE).

Etymology
ME f. F {eacute}pilogue f. L epilogus f. Gk epilogos (as EPI-, logos speech)

THESAURUS

epilogue

PS, Parthian shot, Z, act, addendum, affix, afterpiece, afterthought, afterword, allonge, apodosis, appendix, back matter, bit, catastrophe, ceasing, cessation, chaser, chorus, coda, codicil, colophon, commentary, conclusion, consequence, consummation, continuance, continuation, crack of doom, culmination, curtain, curtain call, curtain raiser, curtains, death, decease, denouement, destination, destiny, divertimento, divertissement, doom, double take, dying words, effect, enclitic, end, end point, ending, envoi, eschatology, exode, exodus, expiration, expository scene, fate, final solution, final twitch, final words, finale, finality, finis, finish, follow-through, follow-up, goal, hoke act, infix, interlineation, interlude, intermezzo, intermission, interpolation, introduction, izzard, last, last breath, last gasp, last things, last trumpet, last words, latter end, marginalia, note, number, omega, parting shot, payoff, period, peroration, postface, postfix, postlude, postscript, prefix, proclitic, prologue, quietus, refrain, resolution, resting place, rider, routine, scene, scholia, second thought, sequel, sequela, sequelae, sequelant, sequent, sequitur, shtick, sketch, skit, song and dance, stand-up comedy act, stoppage, stopping place, striptease, subscript, suffix, supplement, swan song, tag, tail, term, terminal, termination, terminus, turn, windup

ROGET THESAURUS

epilogue

The Drama

N the drama, the stage, the theater, the play, film the film, movies, motion pictures, cinema, cinematography, theatricals, dramaturgy, histrionic art, buskin, sock, cothurnus, Melpomene and Thalia, Thespis, play, drama, stage play, piece, five-act play, tragedy, comedy, opera, vaudeville, comedietta, lever de rideau, interlude, afterpiece, exode, farce, divertissement, extravaganza, burletta, harlequinade, pantomime, burlesque, opera bouffe, ballet, spectacle, masque, drame comedie drame, melodrama, melodrame, comidie larmoyante, sensation drama, tragicomedy, farcical-comedy, monodrame monologue, duologue trilogy, charade, proverbs, mystery, miracle play, musical, musical comedy, western, horse opera, flick, spy film, love story, adventure film, documentary, nature film, pornographic film, smoker, skin flick, X-rated film, act, scene, tableau, induction, introduction, prologue, epilogue, libretto, performance, representation, mise en scene, stagery, jeu de theatre, acting, gesture, impersonation, stage business, gag, buffoonery, light comedy, genteel comedy, low comedy, theater, playhouse, opera house, house, music hall, amphitheater, circus, hippodrome, theater in the round, puppet show, fantoccini, marionettes, Punch and Judy, auditory, auditorium, front of the house, stalls, boxes, pit, gallery, parquet, greenroom, coulisses, flat, drop, drop scene, wing, screen, side scene, transformation scene, curtain, act drop, proscenium, stage, scene, scenery, the boards, trap, mezzanine floor, flies, floats, footlights, offstage, orchestra, theatrical costume, theatrical properties, movie studio, back lot, on location, part, role, character, dramatis personae, repertoire, actor, thespian, player, method actor, stage player, strolling player, stager, performer, mime, mimer, artists, comedian, tragedian, tragedienne, Roscius, star, movie star, star of stage and screen, superstar, idol, sex symbol, supporting actor, supporting cast, ham, hamfatter, masker, pantomimist, clown harlequin, buffo, buffoon, farceur, grimacer, pantaloon, columbine, punchinello, pulcinello, pulcinella, extra, bit- player, walk-on role, cameo appearance, mute, figurante, general utility, super, supernumerary, company, first tragedian, prima donna, protagonist, jeune premier, debutant, debutante, light comedian, genteel comedian, low comedian, walking gentleman, amoroso, heavy father, ingenue, jeune veuve, mummer, guiser, guisard, gysart, masque, mountebank, Jack Pudding, tumbler, posture master, acrobat, contortionist, ballet dancer, ballet girl, chorus singer, coryphee danseuse, property man, costumier, machinist, prompter, call boy, manager, director, stage manager, acting manager, producer, entrepreneur, impresario, backer, investor, angel, dramatic author, dramatic writer, play writer, playwright, dramatist, mimographer, dramatic, theatric, theatrical, scenic, histrionic, comic, tragic, buskined, farcical, tragicomic, melodramatic, operatic, stagy, on the stage, on the boards, on film, before the floats, before an audience, behind the scenes, fere totus mundus exercet histrionem, suit the action to the word, the word to the action, the play's the thing, to wake the soul by tender strokes of art.

Sequel

N sequel, suffix, successor, tail, queue, train, wake, trail, rear, retinue, suite, appendix, postscript, epilogue, peroration, codicil, continuation, sequela, appendage, tail piece, heelpiece, tag, more last words, colophon, aftercome, aftergrowth, afterpart, afterpiece, aftercourse, afterthought, aftergame, arriere pensee, second thoughts, outgrowth.


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