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noun as in overtone

noun as in undertone

noun as in breath

noun as in softening

noun as in connotation


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Example Sentences

A beautiful and soft under tone will thus be given to receive the greys.

"'Tis seven bells, Geoffrey," said the admiral, in an under tone.

There was a little crowd of other men in the room, and the conversation about the shares had been commenced in an under-tone.

“It is our bitterest enemy,” observed Catesby, in an under tone, to Fawkes.

“He must be released,” he observed in an under tone to the lieutenant.

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On this page you'll find 269 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to under-tone, such as: buzz, hum, muttering, rumble, whisper, and babble.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.