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overtone -- as in: a menacing overtone
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Angels & Demons
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  • Of course scientists did not appreciate having their discoveries used by the church to promote religion, so they immediately mathematicized the Big Bang Theory, removed all religious overtones, and claimed it as their own.

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

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