1 definition by tiffanyohplease

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a) an improbable or unexpected device or character that suddenly appears to resolve a situation

b) something that makes no sense but is added so that the story can end
a) the naval officer in lord of the flies is a deus ex machina

b) wasnt all them surviving in 2012 a deus ex machina?
by tiffanyohplease January 07, 2010

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