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Imagine John Edwards trying to get by with intoning “Yes, we can!”

Every hour, the anthem is played, followed by Orthodox priests intoning prayers and beseeching God not to forsake Ukraine.

In the other ad, we see Obama shouting out the love and intoning, "You know he's going to fight for you."

The incessant intoning of “My friends” reveals a mind idling in neutral.

The croupier announces, intoning as does a high-church curate, "There is seven hundred and forty pounds in the bank, gentlemen."

It was these voiceless spectres of a voice long dead that stirred the transparent silence, intoning toneless tones.

Presently the "Salute" rolled forth from the council; they were intoning the "Karenna."

It appeared as a chorus of many voices intoning some solemn chaunt.

What utopian dreams were whispered into ears into which the eddying waters were intoning a refrain!

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On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to intoning, such as: stylistic, bombastic, declamatory, dramatic, elaborate, and elocutionary.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.