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Word: motif

Definition: theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure


More Vocab Words

::: lance - pierce with a lance; cut into; N: spearlike weapon
::: tedium - boredom; weariness; ADJ. tedious
::: savor - enjoy; have a distinctive flavor, smell, or quality; N: taste or smell; distinctive quality
::: impassable - not able to be traveled or crossed
::: wispy - thin; slight; barely discernible
::: outwit - outsmart; defeat by behaving more cleverly
::: proscribe - prohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
::: confidential - spoken or written in secret; trusted with private matters; Ex. confidential secretary
::: inveigle - deceive; lead astray by deception; wheedle(cajole); Ex. inveigle her into joining the club; CF. interest dishonestly
::: oblivion - obscurity; condition of being completely forgotten; forgetfulness