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The bride elect rushes up to him, and so they both step down to the foot-lights.
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
I take the Extream Bells, and set down the six Changes on them thus.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
That which is called nasality is caused by the failure of the tone to reach freely the anterior cavities of the nares.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
His wife stood smiling and waving, the boys shouting, as he disappeared in the old rockaway down the sandy road.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
So he bore down on the solemn declaration that she stood face to face with a prison term for perjury.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Do not the widow's tears run down the cheek, and her cry against him that causeth them to fall?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The two women had no intention of bathing; they had just strolled down to the beach for a walk and to be alone and near the water.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
But, when the car came thundering down, it was crammed to the step; with a melancholy gesture, the driver declined her signal.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Drone: the largest tube of a bag-pipe, giving forth a dull heavy tone.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
As Spain, however, has fallen from the high place she once held, her colonial system has also gone down.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO TONE DOWN

  • abate
  • allay
  • alleviate
  • appease
  • assuage
  • blunt
  • calm
  • come together
  • cool
  • dull
  • ease
  • extenuate
  • lessen
  • meet halfway
  • moderate
  • modify
  • mollify
  • pacify
  • palliate
  • placate
  • quiet
  • reduce
  • relieve
  • remit
  • soften
  • soothe
  • subdue
  • take the edge off
  • temper
  • tone down
  • tranquilize
  • weaken
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