Synonyms for under currents

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Antonyms for under currents

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The under currents of the lake are strong, and may have easily swept him away.

It is indeed easy to recognize in them the under currents of his whole real and imaginative life.

No doubt there were, as we see it plainly now, under currents in all directions from the Tsarskoe Selo.

WORD ORIGIN

1660s, "stream of water or air flowing beneath the surface or beneath another current," a hybrid formed from under + current (n.). The figurative sense of "suppressed or underlying character" is attested from 1817.

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