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undertone
used in Atlas Shrugged

2 uses
  • She thought suddenly that she was wrong about his lack of emotion: the hidden undertone of his manner was enjoyment.
    1.4 Part 1 Chapter 4 — The Immovable Movers (90% in)
  • It was her voice, more than her words, that made him stop: her voice was low, it had no quality of emotion, only of a sinking weight, and its sole color was some dragging undertone, like an inner echo, resembling a threat; it was the voice of the plea of a person who still retains a concept of honor, but is long past caring for it: "You want to hold me here, don't you?
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (44% in)

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