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verb as in modulate


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As a bowhunter your goal is to paint a picture in the animal’s mind with the timing, location, tone, and intensity of your vocalization.

It can suggest variations of different lengths and tones, as well as help users find the best word to use in a particular circumstance.

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You chose your own 1987 Porsche 911 Targa to open the book and set the tone.

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As for sound, Shure has aimed for a relatively neutral, flat tone that provides an accurate recreation of what the original producer intended for any track, and the results are great.

Besides, tackling a trail run or backcountry ski before breakfast sets a great tone for the day.

And Abercrombie & Fitch is toning down its 'nightclub' vibe.

Talks between the two sides will require toning down the rhetoric, mostly from the government.

One activist admitted to toning down her posts on Twitter and Facebook after signing.

Is the right better served, I ask, by toning down its discontent with the Obama administration?

Kasowitz referred all calls to Sitrick, and the usually vociferous Sitrick is toning down things as well.

After printing the paper to the proper shade the toning and fixing baths will wash away the ink and leave the lettering in white.

The cold mitten friction is a bath that is applicable to any condition where the child or adult needs "toning up."

Kempes, champions, in O is a characteristic toning down of Kinges in C, but comp.

I'm going to work on every inner muscle as well, toning up your liver, your heart, etc.

For beginners who wish to use the combined toning and fixing bath, it is better to buy it already prepared.

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On this page you'll find 134 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to toning, such as: inflect, attune, balance, fine-tune, regulate, and restrain.

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