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daub - smear (as with paint); cover with something sticky; Ex. daub one's clothes with mud/paint; N: small bit of sticky substance; Ex. a daub of paint
motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
dogmatic - opinionated; holding stubbornly to one's opinion; arbitrary; doctrinal
ethos - underlying character of a culture, group, etc.; character or ideas peculiar to a specific person, group, or culture; Ex. the company ethos
compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
flamboyant - ornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
precipitant - something that causes a substance in a chemical solution to separate out in solid form; ħ
grouse - complain; fuss; grumble; grouch; N: plump chickenlike game bird
reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?
bombastic - pompous; using inflated language