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tone -- as in: the tone of the essay
Used In
And Then There Were None
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  • He had said in the same casual tone: "And you can’t give me any further information?"
  • It was slightly more assured-easier in tone.
  • There was urgency in Rogers’ tone.
  • His tone was so significant that the doctor looked at him sharply.
  • Armstrong’s tone sounded relieved.
  • He said in an over-casual tone: "Always carry that about with you, sir?"
  • He cleared his throat and said in a would-be conversational tone: "Nice peaceful spot you’ve found for yourself, sir."
  • He stopped and added in a cold biting tone: "Or do you suggest that I gave her an overdose on purpose?"
  • He said in the famous "acid" tone that Counsel knew so well: "Do I understand you to assert that women are not subject to homicidal mania?"
  • There was an unpleasant tone in his voice.
  • Vera said: "Quite." Her tone warned him.

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  • Which of the following words best maintains the tone established in this passage.
  • Would you describe the author’s tone as more optimistic or more pessimistic?

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