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opaque - dark; not transparent; N. opacity
piety - devoutness; reverence for God; ADJ. pious
paraphrase - restate a passage in one's own words while retaining thought of author; N: restatement of a text in other words
accessory - additional object; useful but not essential thing
maudlin - effusively sentimental
unbridled - violent; uncontrolled; Ex. unbridled rage/greed
motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
arraign - charge in court; indict
linger - loiter or dawdle; be slow in leaving; delay going; continue or persist; be slow to disappear; Ex. The smell lingered for days.
laconic - brief and to the point; using few words; terse