Example sentences for: intones

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

  • "The 1990s in particular have been a funereal decade, interring many of the hopes and fantasies of the earlier twentieth century," Davis intones.

  • Tyrannical order is, in fact, the essence of the disease, as Flek teaches Joseph: Anorexia, he intones, is "all about control--about keeping chaos at bay."

  • There's only orchestration," intones the investment banker--Wolff imagines a public company worth several hundred million dollars.

  • She lowers her voice a full octave and intones the words in a constrained fury--the voice not of Nora but of wronged women forever.

  • He was a wise old man," intones Mrs. Coetzee--this, observes John, is the only time he has heard his mother use the word "wise").


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