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motif

a main theme

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specious

decpetive

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intimidate

threathen

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pliant

flexible

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intricacy

complexity

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irrelevant

unrelated

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strident

shrill and harsh

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officious

authorized

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festoon

decorate with garlands

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evacuation

withdraw from the threatened area

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spontaneous

unplanned

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ebullience

exuberance

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unintelligible

inconrephensible

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indignant

outraged

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antagonism

opposite

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bulligerant

agressive

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chastisement

punishment

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ecstasy

delight

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tacit

unspoken

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effigy

image

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lamentably

regretably

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assent

agreement

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decorous

orderly

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diffident

shy or mean

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allegory

story with two separate meanings

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microcosm

Small thing

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macrocosm

large thing