Examples of intone in a Sentence
“Coming soon to a theater near you,” the announcer intoned.
“The day is begun,” the narrator intoned
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The opening moments belong to the great Ty Dolla Sign, intoning the phrase rain come down in a weary auto-tune.
Sequences of chanting show a different way to deal with bleak facts: quietly intoning things that happened as part of history.
Poor Ryan Gosling, who is required to intone his lines with extreme soddenness, has to shoulder the brunt of the monotony.
Children screeched and did cartwheels in the parking lot, and adults intoned the name of Jesus.
AT&T’s CEO Randall Stephenson recently intoned how much black lives matter, but judging from his actions, the lives that matter most to him are shareholders’.
The secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Dr. Ben Carson,’ the voice intoned, prompting cheers from the audience.
Over the course of the 12-minute work, there are radiant brass chorales, luscious strings and a consoling melody intoned by single oboe, then a flute.
The video has Higgins touring parts of the Nazi-era concentration camp in Poland and intoning a somber narration, including a scene inside one of the former gas chambers where the Auschwitz Memorial prefers that silence be kept.
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