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tone
used in The Witch of Blackbird Pond

12 uses
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Definition
the general feeling, mood, or attitude of something — especially of something said or written
  • Kit recoiled, as much from his angry tone as from the repulsive words.
    p. 23.2
tone = quality of voice expressing a feeling or mood
  • One couldn't have guessed, by his tone, that he had ever addressed her before.
    p. 13.2
  • tone = quality of the voice that expresses a general feeling or attitude
  • Kit flared, indignant as much at his tone as at the dread word he uttered so carelessly.
    p. 13.5
  • tone = quality of voice expressing a feeling or attitude
  • In spite of his mocking tone, Nat had unmistakably warned her, just as she knew now that John Holbrook had been about to warn her.
    p. 14.4
  • tone = quality of voice expressing a feeling or attitude
  • "Why does she have to sleep with me?" Judith demanded in a sulky tone.
    p. 49.7
  • tone = quality of the voice that expresses a general feeling, mood, or attitude
  • "Thee doesn't become a Quaker just to escape the Meeting," she said, and Kit flushed at the gentle reproof in her tone.
    p. 106.3
  • tone = quality of voice expressing a feeling or attitude
  • That superior tone of his!
    p. 110.4
  • tone = quality of voice expressing an attitude
  • But as Nat followed her into the road, his mocking tone changed.
    p. 110.6
  • tone = quality of voice expressing an attitude
  • The words were acceptable enough, it was the indifferent tone that was bewildering.
    p. 150.5
  • tone = quality of the voice that expresses a general feeling, mood, or attitude
  • Judith's tone had more than a touch of smugness.
    p. 154.9
  • tone = quality of voice expressing a feeling or attitude
  • "Sir, I've summat to say as makes sense," he announced, assuming a bold tone, "and there's more than one witness to prove it."
    p. 213.8
  • tone = quality of voice expressing a feeling or attitude
  • Then something in his tone made her look at him more sharply.
    p. 247.7
tone = quality of the voice that expresses a general feeling, mood, or attitude
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