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::: diva - operatic singer; prima donna
::: appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference
::: motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
::: prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
::: assuage - mak less severe; ease or lessen (pain); satisfy (hunger); soothe (anger)
::: harry - harass, annoy, torment (by repeated attacks); raid
::: calamity - disaster; misery
::: smear - spread or cover with a sticky substance; N: mark made by smearing
::: retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
::: abusive - coarsely insulting; physically harmful