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Synonyms of peripetia

Noun


1. peripeteia, peripetia, peripety, surprise

usage: a sudden and unexpected change of fortune or reverse of circumstances (especially in a literary work); "a peripeteia swiftly turns a routine sequence of events into a story worth telling"

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