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“His energies must have been toned up a good deal,” said the Bee-man.

It is necessary that prints to be toned shall contain no trace of hypo.

Neither can the mind always be kept 'toned' to a high pitch.

She had toned down, Cousin Francis told her, with evident approval.

This time her voice was toned with finality, and she turned and went out.

Terry's demands were toned down to fit the equipment at hand.

An impression must now be taken which is not to be toned or fixed.

Uplifted and toned by the life of another, he could be far more to me,—far dearer and vital.

Whieldon toned his ornaments with touches of his own in green and yellow and brown.

Consequently the drama did not appear till 1831, much polished and toned down.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., from Old French ton (13c.), from Latin tonus "a sound, tone, accent," literally "stretching" (in Medieval Latin, a term peculiar to music), from Greek tonos "vocal pitch, raising of voice, accent, key in music," originally "a stretching, taut string," related to teinein "to stretch" (see tenet). Sense of "manner of speaking" is from c.1600. First reference to firmness of body is from 1660s.

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