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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The seaward current beneath other currents created after waves have broken on the shore; An inclination contrary to the strongest or prevailing feeling.

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  • His account had a poignant undertow of regret
  • But if you know any other "undertow" songs I'd love to hear them.
  • He appears to be entering a produc - play on the word "undertow," is the code word the tive stage in his career, with plans for three nov -
  • ROBERTS: A young boy gets pulled down by undertow. for more
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