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synonyms for intone

  • articulate
  • chant
  • croon
  • recite
  • sing
  • cant
  • modulate
See also synonyms for: intoned / intoner / intoning
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How to use intone in a sentence

He’s not any more interesting when intoning wispily New Age-y threats such as “if dreams disappear, then so will humanity.”
‘THE SANDMAN’ SUGGESTS SOME COMICS ARE BETTER LEFT OFF-SCREENINKOO KANGAUGUST 5, 2022WASHINGTON POST
Every other time I’ve flown in and out of Hong Kong, the airport hums with thousands of travelers, children scampering across the polished floors, announcements intoned in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
I SAW FIRSTHAND WHAT IT TAKES TO KEEP COVID OUT OF HONG KONG. IT FELT LIKE A DIFFERENT PLANET.BY CAROLINE CHENJANUARY 6, 2022PROPUBLICA
Were this sci-fi, a ship’s commander might intone, Set the controls for the center of soul.
THE NIGHT SAM COOKE MADE ‘CHAIN GANG’ A HYMN TO FREEDOMCOLIN FLEMINGOCTOBER 17, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Narrated by an intoning Jeff Daniels, “Inside the President’s War Room” certainly captures the chaos and confusion in the hours after the first plane hit North Tower, as various agencies scramble to figure out the scope of the attacks.
WHAT MORE IS THERE TO SAY ABOUT 9/11 ON ITS 20TH ANNIVERSARY? TV SPECIALS GRAPPLE WITH THAT VERY ISSUE.INKOO KANGSEPTEMBER 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He has intoned his political moves with these same anti-establishment, unbeholden notes.
“THESE BILLIONAIRES ARE NOT OUR FRIENDS”: THE IRONY OF ELON MUSK LEADING THE GAMESTOP REVOLUTIONTHEODORE SCHLEIFERFEBRUARY 2, 2021VOX
Homer intones, drool falling from his chin, sauce clinging to his shirt and empty boxes of “Rib-wich” piling up at his feet.
THE MCRIB IS BACK AT MCDONALD’S, AND AFTER A TASTE, I STILL DON’T GET ITS CULT APPEALTIM CARMANDECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON POST
All four poets intone the strain, "Ye rocks and trees, guard the memory of our love."
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
If a student is unable to distinguish a correct intonation, his voice will not intone correctly.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SINGINGDAVID C. TAYLOR
It seemed quite out of keeping with his homely manner and crumpled surplice that this particular reader should intone.
STORIES OF A WESTERN TOWNOCTAVE THANET
Brahms permits the bassoon to intone the Fuchslied of the German students in his "Academic" overture.
HOW TO LISTEN TO MUSIC, 7TH ED.HENRY EDWARD KREHBIEL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INTONE

  • cantillate
  • carol
  • chorus
  • croon
  • descant
  • doxologize
  • drone
  • intone
  • recite
  • shout
  • tune
  • vocalize
  • warble
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