Definition of 'subtext'
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Beneath the glitter lies a darker subtext. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There is an emotional subtext, too. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That was not the main theme of his speech, but it was a clear subtext. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Although the murals are vibrant, there is a darker subtext. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In a work that is totally devoid of drama or self-pity, it is left to the listener to supply the emotional subtext. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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