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  • noun Plural form of undercurrent.

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Examples

  • For the lazy writer the transsexual angle is an easy way to dramatize a killers dual personality and exploit an audiences ingrained prejudices and fears and touch on certain undercurrents of misogyny and homophobia that are uncomfortable but can also make for disturbing and gripping filmmaking.

    Psycho killer, qu’est-ce que c’est?

  • One of the main undercurrents of Victorian thought in England, for example, was the steady erosion of religious dogma by rational science.

    No problem

  • One of the main undercurrents of Victorian thought in England, for example, was the steady erosion of religious dogma by rational science.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • He had heard about something called undercurrents, which could suck you down.

    The Lonesome Dove Series

  • He had heard about something called undercurrents, which could suck you down.

    Lonesome Dove

  • He had heard about something called undercurrents, which could suck you down.

    Lonesome Dove

  • He had heard about something called undercurrents, which could suck you down.

    Lonesome Dove

  • I think it's also most revealing as to what kind of undercurrents would rule Rudy himself if he were ever to reach the presidency.

    The Giver of Pain and Delight

  • What I found was that the experience of going back to school and receiving my degree did not satisfy the "undercurrents," or hidden reasons why I wanted to go back to school.

    "At Forty"

  • She said the "undercurrents" and views and feelings that had emerged in the wake of the DA's questioning of state spending on the project made people wonder how far South Africa had gone along the road of reconciliation.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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