deus ex machina DEUS EX MACHINA
Same as the pronunciation of the words: “day us ex mark in a”.
New Latin, “a god from a machine”, translation of Greek “theos ek mEchanEs”, by which in ancient Greek and Roman dramas, gods were introduced by means of a crane to decide the final outcome.
Power, event, person, or thing that comes in the nick of time to solve difficulty; Providential interposition, especially in a novel or play.
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