n. continuous, unwavering course; exact meaning or actual wording of a document
Its general tenor is to take more power away from the local boroughs and concentrate them in the hands of the Mayor.
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The first tenor bent his head and began to count the links of the gold chain which was extended across his waist, smiling and humming random notes to observe the effect on the frontal sinus.
On the stage the singer, bowing and smiling, with bare shoulders flashing with diamonds, was, with the help of the tenor who had given her his arm, gathering up the bouquets that were flying awkwardly over the footlights.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The whole tenor of his thoughts instantaneously changed; the battle seemed the memory of a remote event long past.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In his soul there suddenly arose such an unexpected turmoil of youthful thoughts and hopes, contrary to the whole tenor of his life, that unable to explain his condition to himself he lay down and fell asleep at once.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She had also to anticipate how her visit would pass, the quiet tenor of their usual employments, the vexatious interruptions of Mr.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
He was extremely nervous and extremely jealous of other tenors and he covered his nervous jealousy with an ebullient friendliness.