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intone
used in The Lords of Discipline

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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
  • I remember sitting as a freshman listening to the chairman and vicechairman of the honor court intoning very solemnly and pompously about the importance of honor and how you would be kicked out of school if you did not have it.
    Chapter 1.9 (40% in)
  • Then we heard the General's voice again as he intoned solemnly, "In the mystery of the circle, in the mystery of shape, of the shape without end, of the infinite form, the perfect form, I bind you to the brotherhood.
    Chapter 3.26 (47% in)

There are no more uses of "intone" in The Lords of Discipline.

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