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Definition of "intones" [intones]

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of intone. (verb)

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Use "intones" in a sentence
  • "And every morning viewers can tune in as he puts on a prayer shawl and intones the Hebrew words of the daily worship service."
  • "As one of the smug pundits, one "Mary Elizabeth Williams," intones, "Ignoring Michelle Obama's * ss won't make it go away and it won't cure racism or sexism in our time.""
  • "Proverbs 29:7 intones prophetically that “The righteous care about justice for the poor, but the wicked have no such concern.”"