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  • as inoratorical
  • as insinging

synonyms for intoning

  • stylistic
  • bombastic
  • declamatory
  • dramatic
  • elaborate
  • elocutionary
  • eloquent
  • expressive
  • fervid
  • forceful
  • gesticulative
  • gesturing
  • grandiloquent
  • impassioned
  • important
  • imposing
  • inflated
  • lofty
  • long-winded
  • loud
  • noble
  • noisy
  • orotund
  • ostentatious
  • persuasive
  • pompous
  • senatorial
  • stagy
  • stentorian
  • theatrical
  • tumid
  • verbose
  • vivid
  • chanting
  • carol
  • crooning
  • song
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antonyms for intoning

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  • natural
  • simple
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    How to use intoning in a sentence

    The croupier announces, intoning as does a high-church curate, "There is seven hundred and forty pounds in the bank, gentlemen."
    THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
    It was these voiceless spectres of a voice long dead that stirred the transparent silence, intoning toneless tones.
    IN SEARCH OF THE UNKNOWNROBERT W. CHAMBERS
    Presently the "Salute" rolled forth from the council; they were intoning the "Karenna."
    THE RECKONINGROBERT W. CHAMBERS
    It appeared as a chorus of many voices intoning some solemn chaunt.
    THE TIGER HUNTERMAYNE REID
    What utopian dreams were whispered into ears into which the eddying waters were intoning a refrain!
    THE BROKEN SWORDDENNISON WORTHINGTON
    At this moment the voice of the captive came intoning through the door of a chamber.
    THE O'RUDDYSTEPHEN CRANE
    He returned to his gate, intoning it; the fresh voice rose higher as the phrasing became more familiar.
    BUNKER BEANHARRY LEON WILSON
    Robert, whose ear was not his strong point, did not shine in intoning, and the other curate preached.
    HOPES AND FEARSCHARLOTTE M. YONGE
    Syllables, in Greek and Latin verse, must have been made long or short by an intoning of the verse.
    THE VOICE AND SPIRITUAL EDUCATIONHIRAM CORSON
    Mr. Alington had to raise his small, precise voice till it sounded as if he was intoning, and the effort was considerable.
    MAMMON AND CO.E. F. BENSON
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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