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Diarrhea and constipation can also reveal serious underlying issues, according to Stemcosky.

For brushy Southern California, it could be tree limbs or palm fronds falling on power lines, but also lines can slap together and cause a spark, which ignite underlying brush and grass.

If we can identify a subset of LHPs who display similar underlying pitch quality as the right-handed population of pitchers, then any difference in their outcomes against hitters should reflect the southpaw advantage.

They had the league’s ninth-best points percentage when it suspended play in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, and the underlying picture wasn’t bad either.

He wants to use metrics like Krakauer’s to identify underlying properties or general principles that might be shared by those diverse origin stories.

But there is an underlying feeling that the worst is yet to come.

Political tensions are underlying every move in Nigeria, where, in February, the next presidential candidates will be nominated.

Some were elderly with underlying conditions like hypertension and diabetes.

Underlying all of this legal maneuvering is the social fact that marriages are hard to undo.

The underlying economic factors that cause deficits to shrink often create circumstances that push them to shrink even faster.

The commercial notion is not perhaps quite so distinct here, but the underlying legal relationship is sufficiently marked.

Here and there, at irregular intervals, the water appeared in pools, pushed to the surface by a lifting of the underlying rock.

The stream is then forced to cut its way according to the positions of the various underlying strata.

Hinduism has become a conservative religion and, therefore, a mighty force because of the Swadeshi spirit underlying it.

There was such real earnestness, so much underlying meaning, in Pauline's voice that she paused and her eyes became thoughtful.


On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to underlying, such as: basic, elemental, hidden, bottom, concealed, and lurking.

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