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Word of the Day – Nov. 18 – Leitmotif

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Dee Dee – Word of the Day

Noun: Leitmotif  (LYTE-moh-teef)

Definition:

1. A melodic phrase or figure that accompanies the reappearance of an idea, person or situation in a music drama.

2. A dominant recurring theme.

Sample sentence: The overcoming of obstacles is the leitmotif of Anna’s autobiography.

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