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leisure wear | leisured | leisureliness | leisurely | leitmotif | leitmotiv | leitneria | leitneria floridana | leitneriaceae | lek | lekvar

leitmotiv

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Noun
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leit=mo=tiv

CIDE DICTIONARY

leitmotivn. [G., leading motive.].
  •  a guiding theme; in Wagnerian opera, a marked melodic phrase or short musical passage which always accompanies the reappearance of a certain person, situation, abstract idea, or allusion in the course of the play; a sort of musical label. Also called Leading motive.  [1913 Webster]
  •  a recurring theme in the activities of a person or group.  [PJC]

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