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synonyms for afterpiece

  • climax
  • conclusion
  • denouement
  • cessation
  • chaser
  • close
  • closer
  • consummation
  • culmination
  • end
  • epilogue
  • finis
  • finish
  • payoff
  • peroration
  • summation
  • termination
  • wind-up
  • blow off
  • crowning glory
  • end piece
  • last act
  • swan song

antonyms for afterpiece

MOST RELEVANT
  • beginning
  • commencement
  • initiation
  • introduction
  • opening
  • start
  • debut
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How to use afterpiece in a sentence

On this fateful date, the feature had been completed and the afterpiece was being enacted.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
There was an afterpiece to the play; what had very nearly been a tragedy developing into something resembling a farce.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
The tragedy of the gallows was followed by a short afterpiece.
THE BOOK OF THE BUSHGEORGE DUNDERDALE
They waited for the afterpiece, enjoyed a pasty and a bottle of Beaune, and went away laughing cozily together.
ONE-ACT PLAYSVARIOUS
He strolled into the Adelphi, and felt savage at the pathos of the play, and the fun of the afterpiece.
RALPH WILTON'S WEIRDMRS. ALEXANDER
The last trait I have to mention, yet more significant, is the afterpiece.
THE ORIGINS OF CONTEMPORARY FRANCE, VOLUME 1 (OF 6)HIPPOLYTE A. TAINE
Dodsley's afterpiece was performed thirty-four times during the 1735 season.
THE TOY SHOP (1735) THE KING AND THE MILLER OF MANSFIELD (1737)ROBERT DODSLEY
The fall of man is the sombre afterpiece of this intensely interesting drama.
VONDEL'S LUCIFERJOOST VAN DEN VONDEL
The afterpiece was adapted from the Sultan of Marmontel, which we have also on our English stage.
PEREGRINE IN FRANCEWILLIAM BROMET
The performances were "The Wheel of Fortune," and an afterpiece.
MEMOIRS OF EXTRAORDINARY POPULAR DELUSIONSCHARLES MACKAY
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WORDS RELATED TO AFTERPIECE

  • afterpiece
  • blow off
  • cessation
  • chaser
  • climax
  • close
  • closer
  • conclusion
  • consummation
  • crowning glory
  • culmination
  • denouement
  • end
  • end piece
  • epilogue
  • finis
  • finish
  • last act
  • payoff
  • peroration
  • summation
  • swan song
  • termination
  • wind-up
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.