theme

Part of speech: noun

A subject, as of discourse; a topic.

Part of speech: noun

An essay.

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Usage examples "theme":

  1. After a little while his wife struck a new theme. - "A Red Wallflower", Susan Warner.
  2. He was hardy in address, a ready speaker, rather eloquent upon the theme that he loved, and I dare say he may have been as fortunate as he said, or very nearly. - "Lore of Proserpine", Maurice Hewlett.
  3. So absorbing was the theme, however, that talk soon drifted around to the subject of farms, work and plans. - "The Blue Birds' Winter Nest", Lillian Elizabeth Roy.