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::: motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
::: sunder - separate; part; CF. asunder
::: garbled - mixed up; jumbled; distorted; V. garble: mix up or distort (a message) to such an extent as to make misleading or unintelligible
::: conflagration - great fire
::: hysteria - excessive or uncontrollable excitement; N. hysteric: person suffering from hysteria; CF. hysterics: attack of hysteria
::: peregrination - journey; V. peregrinate
::: environ - enclose; surround; N. environs: surrounding area (as of a city)
::: grimace - facial distortion to show feeling such as pain, disgust, etc; V.
::: nonsense - speech or writing with no meaning; foolish behavior or language; Ex. make (a) nonsense of: spoil; cause to fail
::: rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.