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Noun (futsuumeishi)
tenor or drift of an argumentArgumentationsweise, Beweisführung

ON: ロン
argument, discourse

調ON: チョウKUN: しら.べる, しら.べ, ととの.う, ととの.える
tune, tone, meter, key (music), writing style, prepare, exorcise, investigate

Example sentences
記事の論調は一種の悲観論だった。Parts: 記事 (きじ), 論調 (ろんちょう), 一種 (いっしゅ), 悲観論 (ひかんろん)The article's tone was one of pessimism.

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