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OTHER WORDS FROM subtextsub·tex·tu·al, adjective
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I do not fully know what Brazilian director Iuli Gerbase had in mind when she first wrote The Pink Cloud, but whatever the subtext was, in 2021 it’s just text.4 new movies that explore — or predict — a year dominated by a pandemic|Alissa Wilkinson|February 5, 2021|Vox
The subtext of the clown is that life is a joke and can be snatched away at any moment.Nightmares in Face Paint: Why We’ll Always Be Afraid of Clowns|Oliver Jones|October 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These witnesses should be of the same gender as the employee, to avoid any suggestion of a “sexual subtext”.
And the subtext to that remark, just in case you missed it, is: and neither should he!How the Queen ‘Purred’ With Pleasure at Scottish Referendum Result|Tom Sykes|September 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is, in a way, a lighthearted routine with a dark subtext: many of those gathered are accustomed to failure at auditions.The Most Depressing Show on Earth: Amongst the Clowns of Newark|Lizzie Crocker|March 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And so on and so forth, with the ominous subtext fairly shrieking over the pleasant and heartwarming text.
These have been converted into two equations on two lines, with the arrow subtext moved into the equations.Alcoholic Fermentation|Arthur Harden