denouement can mean to unknot

denouement |ˌdānoōˈmä n |nounthe final part of a play, movie, or narrative in which the strands of the plot are drawn together and matters are explained or resolved.• the climax of a chain of events, usually when something is decided or made clear : I waited by the eighteenth green to see the denouement.ORIGIN mid 18th cent.: French dénouement, from dénouer ‘unknot.’

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