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Adjective
Of or relating to the simplest, or most important, facts or theories of a subject
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“These humorous essays illuminate an underlying principle of the healing process.”
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Not obvious, but detectable
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“His calm demeanor belied an underlying air of frustration.”
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Physically lying underneath
“We drilled down to the underlying rock.”
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Existing beyond what is obvious or admitted
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Encompassing
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Most intimate or private
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Relating to, denoting, or preserving the character of an early stage in the evolutionary or historical development of something
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Relating to or forming part of the structure of a building or other item
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Present participle for to lie in a position directly beneath
“Political motivations most likely underlie this transformation of tradition.”
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Present participle for to strengthen or stabilize
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Present participle for to control or determine
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Present participle for be present in every part of; pervade
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