undernote

undernote

(ˈʌndəˌnəʊt)
n
an intimation
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Electric lights sparkled from the ceiling, through the pillared way the ceaseless splashing of water from the fountains in the winter garden seemed like a soft undernote to the murmur of voices, the musical peals of laughter, the swirl of skirts, and the rhythm of flying feet.
She was like a study in undernotes, and yet"--Lovell paused a moment--"and yet no Spanish dancing woman, whose dark eyes and voluptuous figure have won her the crown of the demi-monde, ever possessed that innate and mystic gift of kindling passion like that woman.
That pharmacy has also lasted, in a much larger, more deluxe incarnation across the avenue, and though it no longer has a lunch counter I sometimes smell the ghost of bacon past in there, a tangy notional undernote to the cloying perfumes in the air.
This is a sophisticated specialty for gourmands who enjoy cheese with a spicy undernote.
A DEEP, moody, dark red, this wine has a whole mix of aromas and is full of leathery, spicy pepper with a savoury undernote.
And for all the brilliant sleight of hand, for all the wit and bravura, for all the savage intelligence, the undernote of Berryman is pathos ranging to grief.
Consolidated Statement of Earnings Period of three months ended December 31 1997 1996 ___________ ___________ Revenues $24,522,564 $12,119,566 Expenses: Distribution production 20,085,847 8,315,601 General and administration 2,890,161 1,709,737 Interest 100,972 37,734 Depreciation and amortization 331,524 188,053 ___________ ___________ 23,408,504 10,251,125 Earnings before undernote items 1,114,060 1,868,441 Equity in loss of affiliated company 121,989 -- ___________ ___________ 121,989 -- ___________ ___________ Earnings before income taxes 992,071 1,868,441 Income taxes: Current 463,648 724,045 ___________ ___________ 463,648 724,045 ___________ ___________ Net earnings $528,423 $1,144,396 ___________ ___________ Earnings per share Basic $0.
The box says that this is organic lavender, yet there is a strange, acidic undernote, which is a little disturbing.
After all the headlines about SFA chief Stewart Regan, maybe they thought everyone in Scottish football gets a PS30,000 bonus for undernotes performing.
Little canary--harbinger of danger, listener, soul-self--sings-in Wright's soft undernotes.