GRE Word List

MOTIF

a usually recurring salient thematic element (as in the arts)

The meaning of the word motif is a usually recurring salient thematic element (as in the arts).

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WordMeaning
providencedivine guidance or care
plumba lead weight attached to a line and used to indicate a vertical direction
surpassto become better, greater, or stronger than : exceed
enlistto secure the support and aid of : employ in advancing an interest
whitthe smallest part or particle imaginable : bit
pugilistfighter
laitythe people of a religious faith as distinguished from its clergy
finickyextremely or excessively particular, exacting, or meticulous in taste or standards
gorycovered with gore : bloodstained
confluencea coming or flowing together, meeting, or gathering at one point