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  1. Thematic
    Of or pertaining to a theme
  2. licentious
    • - sexually unrestrained; lascivious; libertine; lewd.
    • - unrestrained by law or general morality; lawless; immoral
    • - going beyond customary or proper bounds or limits; disregarding rules.
  3. apathy
    • - absence or suppression of passion, emotion, or excitement.
    • - lack of interest in or concern for things that others find moving or exciting.

    Antonyms = ardor, fervor.
  4. conflate
    to combine or blend (two things, esp two versions of a text) so as to form a whole (MERGE)
  5. didactic
    • adjective
    • - intended for instruction; instructive: didactic poetry.
    • - inclined to teach or lecture others too much: a boring, didactic speaker.
    • - teaching or intending to teach a moral lesson.
  6. enigmatic
    - resembling an enigma; perplexing; mysterious

    - enigma: (noun) a puzzling or inexplicable occurrence or situation/person, thing
  7. -ambivalent
    - having "mixed" feelings about someone or something; being unable to choose between two (usually opposing) courses of action

    - of or pertaining to the coexistence within an individual of positive and negative feelings toward the same person, object, or action,

    - simultaneously drawing him or her in opposite directions.
  8. inadvertently
    • - unintentional: an inadvertent insult.
    • - not attentive; heedless.
    • - of, pertaining to, or characterized by lack of attention.
  9. paradigmatic
    - of or relating to paradigm below (sameness, of or relating to set standards, framework)

    • Paradigm:
    • - a set of forms all of which contain a particular element, especially the set of all inflected forms based on a single stem or theme.
    • - a display in fixed arrangement of such a set, as boy, boy's, boys, boys' example serving as a model; pattern. Synonyms: mold, standard; ideal, paragon, touchstone.
    • - a framework containing the basic assumptions, ways of thinking, and methodology that are commonly accepted by members of a scientific community.
    • - such a cognitive framework shared by members of any discipline or group:
  10. unequivocal
    - not equivocal; unambiguous; clear; having only one possible meaning or interpretation

    - absolute; unqualified; not subject to conditions or exceptions
  11. posit
    • - to place, put, or set.
    • - to lay down or assume as a fact or principle; postulate.
    • - something that is posited; an assumption; postulate.

    • Postulate: 
    • - to claim or assume the existence or truth of, especially as a basis for reasoning or arguing.
    • - something taken as self-evident or assumed without proof as a basis for reasoning.
    • - a fundamental principle, prerequisite
  12. premise
    - evidence, examples
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