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motif - theme; recurrent thematic element in a musical or literary work; single or repeated pattern; figure
paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
sanguine - optimistic; cheerful; hopeful; of the color of blood; red
partial - incomplete; favoring one side over another; having a liking for something
suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule
insightful - discerning; perceptive
usurp - seize another's power or rank (without legal authority); supplant; appropriate; N. usurpation; CF. take for one's own use
heterogeneous - dissimilar; mixed; not homogeneous; consisting of dissimilar elements or plants
imperious - domineering; too commanding; haughty; CF. imperial/emperor