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How to use undertone in a sentence

He deftly swerved around his opposition and its racial undertones to guide a country through some gnarly moments of racial reckoning.
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Since then I have been able to think with out the dark undertone in mind of nothing matters.
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It’s an argument with classist and racial undertones, and also lacks supporting evidence.
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Like Buckhead, many of the movements have racial undertones.
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“Reduced counsels,” interposed Mr. Weller senior, in an undertone.
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Gradually and stealthily the king of the forest drew near, muttering to himself, as it were, in an undertone.
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He glanced at the watch upon his wrist, adjusted his monocle, and said something in an undertone to the captain.
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The pair, seated away in a corner, had been chatting in an undertone when they were compelled to rise.
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Dunwoodie spoke a few words with Henry in an undertone, and hastened from the apartment, followed by Frances.
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The Mexican laughed quietly, adding something in Spanish in an undertone to his companion.
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WORDS RELATED TO UNDERTONE

  • babble
  • buzz
  • buzzing
  • drone
  • grumble
  • hum
  • humming
  • mumble
  • murmuration
  • mutter
  • muttering
  • purr
  • rumble
  • rumor
  • susurration
  • undertone
  • whisper
  • whispering
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