fundamental or basic
latent or potential
"shortcomings inherent in our approach"
"an underlying meaning"
"the fundamental laws of the universe"
"a fundamental incomatibility between them"
"these rudimentary truths"
The underlying thought throughout that passage..is intimately connected with Shakespeare.
出自： J. M. Murry
Changes took place..on the surface of their lives but the underlying material remained..the same.
出自： P. Kavanagh