Example sentences for: intones

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

  • "When the three planets are in eclipse, the black hole opens and Evil comes," intones an archaeologist in the opening scene, set in Egypt in the early 20 th century.

  • 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").

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

  • Then there's the added insult to untreated ER waiting-room injury of having to watch these Satanic sentimental TV spots for various HMOs, featuring grainy handheld pseudo-documentary sepia-tone footage of some hypothetical multi-ethnic customer base (elderly black grandmothers on rocking chairs with blankets draped over their knees and beaming Asian-American 6-year-olds on swing sets always seem to make an appearance) while muted piano music plays and some studio-musician faux-gospel vocalist breathily intones the company slogan/musical sound bite, informing us all "(Insert Name of HMO here) ...

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


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