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ca•tas•ta•sis



Pronunciation: (ku-tas'tu-sis), [key]
n.,
pl. -sesPronunciation: (-sēz"). [key]

the part of a drama, preceding the catastrophe, in which the action is at its height; the climax of a play. Cf. catastrophe (def. 4), epitasis, protasis.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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