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intone
used in A Great and Terrible Beauty

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Definition
to speak; or more rarely sing or  play music
The exact meaning of intone can depend upon its context. It can mean:
  • to say something somberly (slowly and seriously without much change in pitch)
  • to speak or sing in a careful manner as with rising and falling pitch
  • to say in a particular tone or pitch
  • This seems to satisfy, for Felicity intones, "O great goddesses on these walls, grant us our heart's desires."
    Chapter 13 (98% in)

There are no more uses of "intone" in A Great and Terrible Beauty.

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