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motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
rotundity - roundness; sonorousness of speech
incendiary - arsonist; ADJ: causing fire; of arson; Ex. incendiary bomb
implausible - unlikely (to be true); unbelievable; Ex. implausible alibi
subjective - influenced by personal feelings; occurring or taking place within the mind; unreal; Ex. subjective sensation of the ghostly presence
freebooter - pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich
doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
lineaments - features especially of the face; distinctive shape or contour of the face; CF. line
comatose - in a coma; extremely sleepy
dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal