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tone
used in All Quiet on the Western Front

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Definition
the general feeling, mood, or attitude of something — especially of something said or written
  • He did indeed always refer to us as swine, but there was, nevertheless, a certain respect in his tone.
    Chapter 2 (48% in)
tone = quality of voice expressing an attitude
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