The undercurrent was palpable: It could easily have been us.
But the joy in the Land of Smiles is borne on an undercurrent of unease that could explode into bloody confrontation.
His voice is quiet, melodic, and often tinged with an undercurrent of mirth.
Craziness, naturally, still ensues, but there is an undercurrent of genuine pain and, often, actual healing.
The uproar shed light on the undercurrent of suspicion and distrust between the Obama and Clinton camps.
But the boys sensed an undercurrent of anxiety felt by both the older men.
Then, from an undercurrent of exhilaration, it occurred to her that she had never laughed so in all these years.
Robert laughed fatuously, missing entirely the drift of the undercurrent.
As it was, there ran through the town an undercurrent of puzzled suspicion.
Preaching ain't in it with the undercurrent he's let loose here.