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Monday, 16 June 2014


- Make a dish by combining various ingredients.
- Devise a plan or story.

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Usage :
- She began to concoct a dinner likely to appeal to him.
- NGO funding: IB report misleading, concocted, claim activists.
- His face told her he was thinking what story he should concoct to explain his presence here; the sad fact was, no story would do.
- Well, I'm sure you can concoct some plausible story for your new boy-friend, using the right terminology.

Thursday, 12 June 2014

Leitmotif / Leitmotiv

Leitmotif / Leitmotiv
- Is a musical term , referring to a recurring theme, associated with a particular person, place, or idea.
- Leading Motive
- Guiding Motive

Examples / Usage : 
- In his first speech , Narendra Modi today presented his plan to change the country's image from "Scam India" to Skilled India." The leitmotif was inclusiveness.
- Using maximum daylight may have been the leitmotif driving the design.