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The act or characteristic of being aggressive or combative.
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  1. The act or characteristic of being aggressive or combative.
(Uncountable) The state or quality of being sullen.
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  1. (Uncountable) The state or quality of being sullen.
  2. (Countable, rare) The result or product of being sullen.
A physical property or tendency:
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  1. A physical property or tendency:
  2. A habitual inclination; a tendency:
  3. One's usual mood; temperament:
(Music) A system of adjustment of the intervals between the tones of an instrument of fixed intonation: it may be pure temperament, in which the intervals are set exactly according to theory, or equal temperament, as in a piano, in which the pitch of the tones is adjusted slightly to make them suitable for all keys
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  1. (Music) A system of adjustment of the intervals between the tones of an instrument of fixed intonation: it may be pure temperament, in which the intervals are set exactly according to theory, or equal temperament, as in a piano, in which the pitch of the tones is adjusted slightly to make them suitable for all keys
  2. One's customary frame of mind or natural disposition; nature
  3. Disposition; temper.
State of mind.
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A person's characteristic disposition or temperament:
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  1. A person's characteristic disposition or temperament:
  2. That which is intended to induce laughter or amusement:
  3. Vitreous humor.
Violent anger; frenzy.
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  1. Violent anger; frenzy.
  2. A general commotion; public disorder or uproar.
  3. A great, widespread outburst of admiration or enthusiasm; craze; rage
(Now chiefly dialectal) Iron.
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  1. (Now chiefly dialectal) Iron.
  2. Anger; wrath.
Any one of the emotions, as hate, grief, love, fear, joy, etc.
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  1. Any one of the emotions, as hate, grief, love, fear, joy, etc.
  2. Strong love or affection
  3. Any of the Gospel narratives of Jesus' Passion and of accompanying events
Restless eagerness to do something, go somewhere, etc.
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  1. Restless eagerness to do something, go somewhere, etc.
  2. The quality or condition of being impatient.
  3. Lack of patience
(Uncountable) The state of being excitable
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  1. (Uncountable) The state of being excitable
  2. (Countable) A measure of how easy something is to excite
The property of being touchy
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The quality or condition of being sour, usually said of human personalities.
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  1. The quality or condition of being sour, usually said of human personalities.
The capacity of an organ or organism to respond to a stimulus.
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  1. The capacity of an organ or organism to respond to a stimulus.
  2. The quality or condition of being sensitive:
  3. The proportion of individuals in a population with a particular disease or condition that are correctly identified when administered a test for that disease or condition.
The quality of being fretful
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The state of being peevish.
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A disagreeable, cross, or sullen mood or state of mind
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  1. A disagreeable, cross, or sullen mood or state of mind
  2. Alternative spelling of ill humor.
  3. Irritability or surliness
A sour, astringent quality
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  1. A sour, astringent quality
  2. Sharpness, bitterness, or harshness of temper, words, etc.
  3. Sourness or acidness of taste, character, or tone.
The state of being cross; mild anger
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  1. The state of being cross; mild anger
The state of being churlish
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The property of being huffy.
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  1. The property of being huffy.
A measure of the ability of material to resist a force that tends to pull it apart. It is expressed as the minimum tensile stress (force per unit area) needed to split the material apart.
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  1. A measure of the ability of material to resist a force that tends to pull it apart. It is expressed as the minimum tensile stress (force per unit area) needed to split the material apart.
  2. Alternative form of ultimate tensile strength.
The state or quality of being sturdy.
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  1. The state or quality of being sturdy.
The state or quality of being hard (in various senses)
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  1. The state or quality of being hard (in various senses)
  2. A measure of how easily a mineral can be scratched. Hardness is measured on the Mohs scale.
  3. The relative resistance of a metal or other material to denting, scratching, or bending.
The quality of being calm and even-tempered; composure.
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  1. The quality of being calm and even-tempered; composure.
  2. The quality of remaining calm and undisturbed; evenness of mind or temper; composure
(Now Rare) A suspension of activity in a condition of balance
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  1. (Now Rare) A suspension of activity in a condition of balance
  2. Ease and dignity of manner; self-assurance; composure
  3. Bearing of the body, especially when graceful:
The quality or state of being tranquil; serenity.
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  1. The quality or state of being tranquil; serenity.
To operate or work (against)
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  1. To operate or work (against)
  2. To make or become milder, less severe, less rigorous, or less painful; moderate
  3. To reduce, lessen, or decrease.
To calm or soothe (a feeling, such as anger).
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  1. To calm or soothe (a feeling, such as anger).
  2. To cause (a group) to end a rebellion or other violent action.
  3. To subdue or quell (an insurrection or conflict, for example).
To cause to be less extreme, intense, or violent.
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  1. To cause to be less extreme, intense, or violent.
  2. To become moderate
  3. To preside over:
To fall off in degree or intensity; subside:
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  1. To fall off in degree or intensity; subside:
  2. To reduce in amount, degree, or intensity; lessen:
  3. To become less in amount, degree, force, etc.; diminish
To calm the anger of; soothe or appease.
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  1. To calm the anger of; soothe or appease.
  2. To soothe the temper of; pacify; appease
  3. (Archaic) To reduce the rigidity of; soften.
To lead (a dog being walked) to the curb or some other place where it may pass its waste matter
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  1. To lead (a dog being walked) to the curb or some other place where it may pass its waste matter
  2. To check, restrain, or control (an impulse or activity, for example); rein in.
  3. To furnish with a curb.
To prevent (a person or group) from doing something or acting in a certain way:
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  1. To prevent (a person or group) from doing something or acting in a certain way:
  2. To hold back or keep in check; control:
  3. To hold, fasten, or secure so as to prevent or limit movement:
To make hard, strong, or obdurate; strengthen:
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  1. To make hard, strong, or obdurate; strengthen:
  2. Any of various hard, strong, flexible alloys of iron and carbon. Often, other metals are added to give steel a particular property, such as chromium and nickel to make it stainless. Steel is widely used in many kinds of tools and as a structural material in building.
  3. To cover, plate, edge, or point with steel.
To become strengthened or hardened:
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  1. To become strengthened or hardened:
  2. To heat (glass, metals, etc.) and then cool, sometimes slowly, to prevent brittleness
  3. To subject (glass or metal) to a process of heating and slow cooling in order to toughen and reduce brittleness.
To make hard like brass
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  1. To make hard like brass
  2. To join (metals) by melting nonferrous metals or alloys into the joints at temperatures exceeding 800°F (426.7°C)
  3. To solder (two pieces of metal) together using a hard solder with a high melting point.
To harden or dry (something) by subjecting to heat in or as if in an oven:
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  1. To harden or dry (something) by subjecting to heat in or as if in an oven:
  2. To cook (food) with dry heat, especially in an oven.
  3. To become hardened or dry by or as if by having been subjected to the heat of an oven.
To keep company; see socially. Often used with out.
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  1. To keep company; see socially. Often used with out.
  2. To pass time idly; loiter. Often used with out.
  3. To become cold or set:
To make or become stiff or stiffer
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  1. To make or become stiff or stiffer
  2. (Intransitive) To become stiff.
(By extension) To make insensitive to hardship
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  1. (By extension) To make insensitive to hardship
  2. (Metallurgy) To form a hard, thin surface on (an iron alloy)
  3. To harden the surface or case of (iron or steel) by high-temperature shallow infusion of carbon followed by quenching.
To become cemented.
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  1. To become cemented.
  2. To join or unite with or as with cement
  3. To cover or coat with cement.
To treat rubber with heat and (usually) sulphur to harden it and make it more durable.
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  1. To treat rubber with heat and (usually) sulphur to harden it and make it more durable.
  2. To subject to vulcanization
  3. To improve the strength, resiliency, and freedom from stickiness and odor of (rubber, for example) by combining with sulfur or other additives in the presence of heat and pressure.
  1. To concentrate; consolidate.
  2. To make or become solid, firm, hard, compact, etc.
  3. To become solid:
To solidify or coagulate:
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  1. To solidify or coagulate:
  2. To cause to solidify or coagulate:
  3. To cause to come together to form a whole or produce a result:
To harden or to grow hard
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  1. To harden or to grow hard
  2. To cause to be firmly established
  3. To become firmly fixed or established.
To stiffen with starch.
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  1. To stiffen with starch.
  2. Any of various substances, including natural starch, used to stiffen fabrics.
  3. A carbohydrate that is the chief form of stored energy in plants, especially wheat, corn, rice, and potatoes. Starch is a mixture of two different polysaccharides built out of glucose units, and forms a white, tasteless powder when purified. It is an important source of nutrition and is also used to make adhesives, paper, and textiles.
To paralyze or make numb, as with fear; stupefy; stun
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  1. To paralyze or make numb, as with fear; stupefy; stun
  2. To replace the normal cells of (organic matter) with silica or other mineral deposits; re-form as a stony substance
  3. To cause to lose vitality or become impervious to change; deaden:
To change in shape. Used especially of the adaptation of the fetal head to the pelvic canal.
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  1. To change in shape. Used especially of the adaptation of the fetal head to the pelvic canal.
  2. Any of various fungi that often form a fuzzy growth (called a mycelium ) on the surface of organic matter. Some molds cause food to spoil, but others are beneficial, such as those used to make certain cheeses and those from which antibiotics like penicillin are developed. The molds do not form a distinct phylogenetic grouping but belong to various phyla including the ascomycetes and the zygomycetes.
  3. To form into a particular shape; give shape to:
To disappear below the horizon:
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  1. To disappear below the horizon:
  2. To put in a specified position or arrangement; place:
  3. (Botany) To produce, as after pollination:
(Intransitive, figuratively) To cease or cause to cease.
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  1. (Intransitive, figuratively) To cease or cause to cease.
  2. To preserve (meat or other foods, for example) by extracting the moisture.
  3. To become dry:
(Idiomatic, intransitive) To make or become mentally tougher.
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  1. (Idiomatic, intransitive) To make or become mentally tougher.
To serve as a moderator
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  1. To serve as a moderator
  2. To cause to be less extreme, intense, or violent.
  3. To become moderate
To soften the tone, color, shade, or hue of.
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  1. To soften the tone, color, shade, or hue of.
  2. To soften or muffle the sound of (a musical instrument, etc.) as with a mute
To be or become qualified, as by meeting requirements
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  1. To be or become qualified, as by meeting requirements
  2. To render deserving of a descriptor by having or enumerating certain necessary characteristics:
  3. To moderate; soften
To make less harsh, strident, or critical:
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  1. To make less harsh, strident, or critical:
  2. To undermine or reduce the strength, morale, or resistance of.
  3. To become soft or softer.
To subjugate (a region or people, for example) by military force.
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  1. To subjugate (a region or people, for example) by military force.
  2. To bring (a country) under control by force.
  3. To bring under control by physical force, persuasion, or other means; overcome:
To make less intense; soften; dull
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  1. To make less intense; soften; dull
  2. To change from an uncontrolled or disorderly to a controlled state:
  3. (Intransitive) to become tame
The natural color, texture, and appearance of the skin, especially of the face.
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  1. The natural color, texture, and appearance of the skin, especially of the face.
  2. The combination of the four humors of cold, heat, moistness, and dryness in specific proportions, thought in ancient and medieval physiology to control the temperament and the constitution of the body.
  3. General appearance or nature; character; aspect
A habitual inclination; a tendency:
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  1. A habitual inclination; a tendency:
  2. A physical property or tendency:
  3. One's customary frame of mind; one's nature or temperament
The expression of this in speech, writing, or action
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  1. The expression of this in speech, writing, or action
  2. One of the four fluids of the body, blood, phlegm, choler, and black bile, whose relative proportions were thought in ancient and medieval physiology to determine a person's disposition and general health.
  3. US spelling of humour.
A kind or sort:
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  1. A kind or sort:
  2. The basic character or qualities of humanity:
  3. Heredity:
The manner of thinking, behaving, or reacting characteristic of a specific person.
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  1. The manner of thinking, behaving, or reacting characteristic of a specific person.
  2. One's customary frame of mind or natural disposition; nature
  3. A nature that is excitable, moody, capricious, volatile, etc.
State of mind.
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That which is intended to induce laughter or amusement:
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  1. That which is intended to induce laughter or amusement:
  2. US spelling of humour.
  3. The quality that makes something laughable or amusing; funniness:
(Gram.) A characteristic of verbs that involves the speaker's attitude toward the action expressed, indicating whether this is regarded as a fact (indicative mood), as a matter of supposition, desire, possibility, etc. (subjunctive mood), or as a command (imperative mood); also, an analytic category based on this characteristic (mood is shown by inflection, as in Latin, or analytically with auxiliaries, as English may, might, should, or by both)
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  1. (Gram.) A characteristic of verbs that involves the speaker's attitude toward the action expressed, indicating whether this is regarded as a fact (indicative mood), as a matter of supposition, desire, possibility, etc. (subjunctive mood), or as a command (imperative mood); also, an analytic category based on this characteristic (mood is shown by inflection, as in Latin, or analytically with auxiliaries, as English may, might, should, or by both)
  2. A pervading impression of an observer:
  3. A predominant or pervading feeling, spirit, or tone
The Holy Spirit.
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  1. The Holy Spirit.
  2. An attitude marked by enthusiasm, energy, or courage:
  3. Strong loyalty or dedication:
A more or less continuous body of minerals, igneous or sedimentary rock, etc., occupying a fissure or zone, differing in nature from the enclosing rock, and usually deposited from solution by circulating water
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  1. A more or less continuous body of minerals, igneous or sedimentary rock, etc., occupying a fissure or zone, differing in nature from the enclosing rock, and usually deposited from solution by circulating water
  2. Course or tenor of thought, feeling, action, etc.
  3. Any distinctive quality or strain regarded as running through one's character, or a speech, writing, etc.
A large, vascular, lymphatic organ in the upper left part of the abdominal cavity of vertebrates, near the stomach: it has various functions in modifying the structure of the blood, and was formerly regarded as the seat of certain emotions
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  1. A large, vascular, lymphatic organ in the upper left part of the abdominal cavity of vertebrates, near the stomach: it has various functions in modifying the structure of the blood, and was formerly regarded as the seat of certain emotions
  2. A large, highly vascular lymphoid organ, lying in the human body to the left of the stomach below the diaphragm, serving to store blood, disintegrate old blood cells, filter foreign substances from the blood, and produce lymphocytes.
  3. Ill temper:
(Music) A system of adjustment of the intervals between the tones of an instrument of fixed intonation: it may be pure temperament, in which the intervals are set exactly according to theory, or equal temperament, as in a piano, in which the pitch of the tones is adjusted slightly to make them suitable for all keys
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  1. (Music) A system of adjustment of the intervals between the tones of an instrument of fixed intonation: it may be pure temperament, in which the intervals are set exactly according to theory, or equal temperament, as in a piano, in which the pitch of the tones is adjusted slightly to make them suitable for all keys
  2. The manner of thinking, behaving, or reacting characteristic of a specific person:
  3. One's customary frame of mind or natural disposition; nature
The quality of being tetchy, or irritable
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(Slang) Passion, temper, anger. Usually preceded by "have" or "get" and followed by "up".
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  1. (Slang) Passion, temper, anger. Usually preceded by "have" or "get" and followed by "up".
  2. Scurf from the coat or feathers of various animals, often of an allergenic nature.
  3. Tiny particles, as from feathers, skin, or hair, that may cause allergies
A quick temper.
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  1. A quick temper.
  2. (Idiomatic) The personality trait of being quick to anger.
  3. (Slang) A tendency to become angry readily; quick temper
The condition of fitting or being fitted
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  1. The condition of fitting or being fitted
  2. The state, quality, or way of being fitted:
  3. A sudden outburst of emotion:
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  1. A surname​.
  2. A condition of smoldering anger or resentment
  3. A fit of anger or annoyance; a pique:
Strong love or affection
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  1. Strong love or affection
  2. Any one of the emotions, as hate, grief, love, fear, joy, etc.
  3. An artistic work, as an oratorio or a play, based on these narratives
An often childish display or fit of bad temper.
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  1. An often childish display or fit of bad temper.
  2. A fit of bad temper.
(Informal) A fit of anger, hysteria, etc.; tantrum
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  1. (Informal) A fit of anger, hysteria, etc.; tantrum
The general or average weather conditions of a certain region, including temperature, rainfall, and wind. On Earth, climate is most affected by latitude, the tilt of the Earth's axis, the movements of the Earth's wind belts, the difference in temperatures of land and sea, and topography. Human activity, especially relating to actions relating to the depletion of the ozone layer, is also an important factor.
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  1. The general or average weather conditions of a certain region, including temperature, rainfall, and wind. On Earth, climate is most affected by latitude, the tilt of the Earth's axis, the movements of the Earth's wind belts, the difference in temperatures of land and sea, and topography. Human activity, especially relating to actions relating to the depletion of the ozone layer, is also an important factor.
  2. A region of the earth having particular meteorological conditions:
  3. A prevailing condition or set of attitudes in human affairs:
A pervading impression of an observer:
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  1. A pervading impression of an observer:
  2. (Gram.) A characteristic of verbs that involves the speaker's attitude toward the action expressed, indicating whether this is regarded as a fact (indicative mood), as a matter of supposition, desire, possibility, etc. (subjunctive mood), or as a command (imperative mood); also, an analytic category based on this characteristic (mood is shown by inflection, as in Latin, or analytically with auxiliaries, as English may, might, should, or by both)
  3. A predominant or pervading feeling, spirit, or tone
A pervasive or essential attitude, quality, or principle:
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  1. A pervasive or essential attitude, quality, or principle:
  2. An attitude marked by enthusiasm, energy, or courage:
  3. Strong loyalty or dedication:
An intonation, pitch, modulation, etc. of the voice that expresses a particular meaning or feeling of the speaker
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  1. An intonation, pitch, modulation, etc. of the voice that expresses a particular meaning or feeling of the speaker
  2. A general quality, effect, or atmosphere:
  3. The simple or fundamental tone of a musical sound as distinguished from its overtones
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