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tone
used in The Lightning Thief

6 uses
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Definition
the general feeling, mood, or attitude of something — especially of something said or written
  • His tone was kind, but the words still embarrassed me.
    Chapter 2 (47% in)
tone = the general feeling, mood, or attitude of something
  • My mom looked at me sternly and talked in a tone she'd never used before: "Percy. Tell me now!"
    Chapter 3 (97% in)
  • I was about to answer, off the top of my head, that it sounded like a pretty good deal, but the tone of Chiron's voice made me hesitate.
    Chapter 5 (65% in)
  • "Come along, Percy," Chiron said, his lighthearted tone now a little forced.
    Chapter 6 (7% in)
  • I could tell from her tone that the last time hadn't gone well.
    Chapter 7 (38% in)
  • She ordered, in the same tone she was using on the dog.
    Chapter 18 (85% in)

There are no more uses of "tone" in The Lightning Thief.

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