Ko te tuku, ko te whakamāmā i ngā kare ā-roto e ngau ana i te puku o te tangata. I ētahi whakaari ka pupū ake te aroha, te wehi, tētahi atu kare ā-roto rānei, ā, ko te whakamaheatanga hei whakatau anō i te wairua o te tangata mātakitaki.
The release or easing of strong emotions that are bottled up inside. In some plays, pity, fear or another type of emotion can well up, and catharsis is the settling or refreshing of a viewer's emotional state.
whakamahea - to allay, clear away, dispel, calm