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underlie
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The Idiot
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  • Of the rest of the audience, many had understood the allusion and wondered both at the daring of the lady and at the motive underlying it, but tried to show no sign of their feelings.
  • What underlay it?

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  • There was an underlying strength to her embrace, the kind of muscle tone that came from hard work.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • The Theorem of underlying Katherine Predictability, he thought.
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines

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