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neutral
used in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

2 meanings, 3 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
played at a neutral site
Definition
not favoring any side in a contest, war, disagreement, or other dispute
  • They'd all met there yesterday, on neutral ground.
    p. 394.3
neutral = not favoring either side
  • David Henry, in a neutral accent that placed him as an outsider.
    p. 27.4
neutral = not making a strong impression (as belonging to the region)
There are no more uses of "neutral" flagged with this meaning in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter.

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2  —1 use as in:
decorated in neutral colors
Definition
bland (not striking in appearance or impression)
  • She heard his voice before she saw him, another tone, slightly lower than David's and slightly more nasal, with a neutral northern accent; crisp air, edged with snow, floated into the room with every syllable.
    p. 179.4

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