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anagnorisis (plural anagnorises)
- The moment in the plot of a drama in which the hero makes a discovery that explains previously unexplained events or situations.
- The denouement or unfolding. (GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English)
- Recognition; clearing-up. (The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia)
moment in the plot when a character makes a critical discovery