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intonate

verb

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to utter in musical or drawn out tones
  • the priest then proceeded to intonate the prayer's familiar opening words

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The first known use of intonate was in 1795

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“Intonate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/intonate. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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