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::: motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
::: reprimand - reprove severely; rebuke; N.
::: censorious - severely critical
::: jibe - agree; be in harmony with; gibe
::: shuffle - mix together; jumble; move (something) from one place to another; slide (the feet) along the ground while walking; Ex. shuffle papers from one pile to another; N.
::: pauper - very poor person
::: freebooter - pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich
::: annex - attach; add to a large thing; take possession of; incorporate (territory) into a larger existing political unit (by force); N: building added to a large one
::: verisimilar - having the appearance of truth or reality; probable or likely to be true; plausible
::: mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die