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intone
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Babbitt
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  • He had painfully written out a first draft, and he intoned it now like a poet delicate and distrait: SAY, OLD MAN!
  • "You got a little dividend coming," said Babbitt to each of them, and each intoned, "Squeeze it, Georgie, squeeze it!"
  • "Page Mr. Dannnnnty!" intoned Eddie Swanson.
  • When they had finished the first round she proved by intoning "Think you boys could stand another—you got a dividend coming" that, though she was but a woman, she knew the complete and perfect rite of cocktail-drinking.

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  • As her head went beneath the surface she heard Jem intoning, "Jean Louise Finch, I baptize you in the name of—"
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • "Forgive him, oh hallowed Aspirant," Tristas intones, blue eyes sparkling.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes

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