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overtone -- as in: a menacing overtone
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Ulysses
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  • There again: the overtone following through the air, third.
  • PADDY DIGNAM: (With pricked up ears, winces) Overtones.

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  • overtones of despair
  • a political overtone to her scientific analysis

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