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1. leitmotif

noun. ['ˈlaɪtmoʊˌtiːf'] a melodic phrase that accompanies the reappearance of a person or situation (as in Wagner's operas).

Synonyms

  • tune
  • air
  • melodic line
  • line
  • strain
  • melodic phrase
  • leitmotiv

Antonyms

  • wet
  • inactivity
  • natural object
  • curve

Etymology

  • Leitmotiv (German)

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Rhymes with Leitmotif

  • hochtief

How do you pronounce leitmotif?

Pronounce leitmotif as ˈlaɪtmoʊˌtif.

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Sentences with leitmotif


1. Noun, singular or mass
“The wall unit–type furniture (with the optimal use of the wall space to the full height) is also the leitmotif of our parents and grandmothers' apartments,” she notes.

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