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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 (33)
  • One little group of notes (l) I have seen described as a leitmotiv; and if it is one, I should like to know what it stands for.
  • We prefer to make it, if you will, the leitmotiv which is to accompany all our explanations.
  • The leitmotiv of personal productivity is Effort doesn't count.
  • Stop your entitlement leitmotiv 'without us, WB would have nothing.' for more
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