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overtone
used in The Grapes of Wrath

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  • When she spoke her voice had a beautiful low timbre, soft and modulated, and yet with ringing overtones.
    Chapter 13 (46% in)
  • A glow of light was on the camp, and the soft overtone of a multitude of speakers.
    Chapter 28 (26% in)

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