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indulgent - humoring; yielding; lenient; showing indulgence
motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
prude - excessively modest or proper person (who is easily shocked by improper things, esp. of a sexual nature); N. prudery; ADJ. prudish: excessively concerned with propriety
advert - refer
efface - rub out; remove the surface of
asymmetric - not identical on both sides of a dividing central line
sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
odyssey - long, eventful, adventurous journey
goad - urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually
betoken - signify; indicate; be a sign of