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un·der·tow / ˈəndərˌtō/ • n. a current below the surface of the sea moving in the opposite direction to the surface current, esp. away from the shore: I was swept away by the undertow. ∎ fig. an implicit quality, emotion, or influence underlying the superficial aspects of something and leaving a particular impression: there's a dark undertow of loss that links the novel with earlier works.

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undertow The general seaward flow of water beneath individual breaking waves, in contrast to the more localized rip-current return flow.

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