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 for intone
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Intone \In*tone"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Intoned; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Intoning.] [LL. intonare, intonatum; pref. in- in + L.
     tonus tone. See Tone and cf. Entune, Intonate.]
     1. To utter with a musical or prolonged note or tone; to
        chant; as, to intone the church service.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To speak with a distinctive or unusual tone in the voice,
        or in a monotone; as, the professor intoned his lectures
        as though by rote.
        [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Intone \In*tone"\, v. i.
     To utter a prolonged tone or a deep, protracted sound; to
     speak or recite in a measured, sonorous manner; to intonate.
     --Pope.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  intone
      v 1: utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically; "The
           students chanted the same slogan over and over again" [syn:
           tone, chant, intone]
      2: recite with musical intonation; recite as a chant or a psalm;
         "The rabbi chanted a prayer" [syn: chant, intone,
         intonate, cantillate]
      3: speak carefully, as with rising and falling pitch or in a
         particular tone; "please intonate with sadness" [syn:
         intonate, intone]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  37 Moby Thesaurus words for "intone":
     anthem, ballad, carol, chant, chirp, chirrup, choir, chorus, croon,
     descant, do-re-mi, hum, hymn, intonate, lilt, minstrel, pipe,
     psalm, quaver, roulade, serenade, shake, sing, sing in chorus,
     sol-fa, solmizate, tremolo, trill, troll, tweedle, tweedledee,
     twit, twitter, vocalize, warble, whistle, yodel
  
  

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