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Anagnorisis

[an-ag-NOR-ih-sis]

Part of speech: noun

Origin: Greek, late 18th century

1.

The point in a play, novel, etc., in which a principal character recognizes or discovers another character's true identity or the true nature of their own circumstances.

Examples of Anagnorisis in a sentence

"My favorite part of a story is the big reveal that happens at the anagnorisis."

"The hallmark of Scooby Doo is the moment of anagnorisis when we finally get to see who is under the monster's mask."

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