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undertone
used in War and Peace

2 uses
  • Willarski, stepping toward him, said something to him in French in an undertone and then went up to a small wardrobe in which Pierre noticed garments such as he had never seen before.
    Book Five — 1806-07 (12% in)
  • While they were talking in undertones the crack of a shot sounded from the low ground by the pond, a puff of white smoke appeared, then another, and the sound of hundreds of seemingly merry French voices shouting together came up from the slope.
    Book Fourteen — 1812 (24% in)

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