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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - A melodic phrase that accompanies the reappearance of a person or situation (as in Wagner's operas).

Usage examples (31)
  • But also I think the use of leitmotif is one of the ways in which you can tie together a narrative that is otherwise quite separated.
  • Guwahati, April 5: Machor tenga, a sweet-and-sour curry which has come to be known as the leitmotif of the Assamese kitchen, has gone global.
  • (That is light motif, not leitmotif, which is an enti ...
  • Hasn't this been the leitmotif of all of our lives? for more
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