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intone
used in The Grapes of Wrath

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Definition
to speak in a solemn manner

or much more rarely:  to speak or sing in a careful manner as with rising and falling pitch or in a particular tone — especially the opening phrase of a Gregorian chant
  • The music shrilled out, the caller intoned the figures, the feet thudded on the platform.
    Chapter 24 (83% in)

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