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undercurrent

un·der·cur·rent

undercurrent

 
pronunciation:
uhn dr kuh rnt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a feeling, tendency, mood, attitude, or the like that underlies and often contradicts surface appearances.
an undercurrent of suspicion in the office
definition 2: a current of air or water that flows under the surface, sometimes in a different direction or at a different speed.
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