August 22, 2009


noun — [dey-noo-mahn]

definition: the conclusion or resolution of the plot in a play; the final part of a story, especially a tragedy, in which all the strands of the plot are unraveled.

synonyms: finale, culmination, outcome

origin: French dénouement, from Old French desnouement, an untying, from desnouer, to undo: des-, de- + nouer, to tie

example usage:

Often God’s sublime character is displayed in the denouement: he keeps his promises, rewards the faithful, punishes the evildoer, graciously overlooks the foibles of his people, and so.

Bruce Waltke, Genesis, 42

definition imported text tumblr

Previous post
σω•φρο•νέ•ω verb — [so-fro-neh-oh] definition: to be prudent, with a focus on self-control; to be in one’s right mind synonyms: be reasonable, sensible,
Next post
Before you say that word So you’re a pastor, and you’re preaching this passage, and you want to mention some Hebrew or Greek word that is in the passage. Fine. Great, in