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thematic - of a theme; relating to a unifying motif or idea
hierarchy - arrangement by rank or standing; authoritarian body divided into ranks; body of persons having authority
institute - organization for a special purpose; V: establish
idyll - (idyl) short poem idealizing rural life; simple happy period of life (in the country); scene from such a time; Ex. idyll of two young lovers
atheistic - denying the existence of God; N. atheism
desolate - make desolate; forsake; abandon and desert
mutinous - unruly; rebellious; Ex. mutinous teenagers; N. mutiny: open rebellion; CF. mutineer
slough - (of a snake) shed or cast off (dead outer skin); N: outer layer that is shed
foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
confound - confuse; puzzle