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  • n. Plural form of intonation.

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Examples

  • I must try to recall the intonations that came so naturally last evening, and see whether

    A romance of the republic

  • Her fear had been that time would dim her recollection of them, and her great joy was to discover that this was not so, and that she could recall the intonations of his voice and the colour of his eyes and the words he spoke to her, reliving them in imagination more intensely than while she was actually in his arms just before that terrible fall or in the shop and frightened lest Mrs. Ede or Ralph should come in and surprise them.

    A Mummer's Wife

  • But he himself, he related, was now constantly employed in the same beneficence, listening two-thirds of his time to "intonations" and shrieks.

    The Tragic Muse

  • It’s not that I cannot speak the dialect, but some of my intonations are a bit off-key which tends to betray my attempt to sound like a Kelantanese.

    natinski Diary Entry

  • Even though the main body of the tune edges toward whininess, the track is saved by a bizarre middle section featuring heavier guitar work by Glen Esparza and Chris Childress and double-tracked vocals that juxtapose spoken-word intonations with wailed non sequiturs like "

    Broward-Palm Beach New Times | Complete Issue

  • Something I never realized about Batali is how freckled and fair he is and also how strong his Pac West intonations are.

    Batali On His Film Cameo, Michelin Stars, And Running An Empire

  • A lot of Brazilian stuff (the combination of typeface, round vowels and Portuguese nasal intonations seem to all go strangely together).

    Something concrete « Squares of Wheat

  • I really enjoy hearing the intonations of different foreign languages when spoken by trained voices, and I quickly became accustomed to the supertitles, which are a very useful device.

    Bess Rowen: Lost and Gained In Translation

  • I sat there quietly and intently, listening to his every word, studying his body language and intonations.

    Mike Ruiz: Does the LGBT Community Have a 'Peter Pan' Syndrome?

  • But usually the word is uttered by an individual, with varying intonations of enthusiasm or resentment, to demonstrate that he understands what the next task is.

    The Sorcerer’s Apprentices

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