Example sentences for: intonations

How can you use “intonations” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • It crested on choruses of screaming boy sopranos and furious churning from the instruments, then abated to quiet intonations and still chords, filigreed by a solo clarinet.

  • The people of Egypt give thanks to the Nile, but they worship Allah, and the haunting intonations of the muezzin drift across city and farmland calling the faithful to prayer.

  • General Canadian English—Canadese?—is closer to General American than it is to any of the British Englishes, but it is distinct from the American ones in some spellings, usages, and pronunciations and in a few peculiar intonations.


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