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Verb: intonate  'in-tu,neyt
  1. Speak carefully, as with rising and falling pitch or in a particular tone
    "please intonate with sadness";
    - intone
     
  2. Recite with musical intonation; recite as a chant or a psalm
    "The rabbi intonated a prayer";
    - chant, intone, cantillate

Derived forms: intonated, intonates, intonating

Type of: judge, label, pronounce, sing

Encyclopedia: Intonate