tone in

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vi(im Farbton) harmonieren
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Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan and his colleagues, striking an upbeat tone in their brief statement, described many of the economy's current problems as temporary and caused by the uncertainties surrounding possible military action in Iraq.
Kennedy showed us that another view of the world was possible, one in which self-expression and love of the humanities were even more potent forces than war and the politics of confrontation; she set a tone in Washington unlike anything we had ever known there before--or, unfortunately, since.