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thematic - of a theme; relating to a unifying motif or idea
spate - sudden flood or rush; Ex. spate of accidents
bungle - mismanage; blunder; botch; blow; spoil by clumsy behavior
allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
malaise - uneasiness; vague feeling of ill health (without any particular pain or appearance of disease)
vie - contend; compete
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
fancy - imagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature); capricious liking; V: imagine; be fond of; ADJ. decorative; elaborate
prefigure - be a sign of; foreshadow
blanch - bleach; whiten; make white or pale