from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. relatively low in volume; soft; -- of sound. Opposite of
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- adj. very low in volume
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I stand in a trance watching the Gnawans play their deeply hypnotic music, marked by low-toned, urgent rhythmic sintir melodies, call and response singing, hand clapping and the shaking of rattle-like cymbals called krakeb.
David Schildknecht, the Austrian wine reviewer for Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, gave the Moric Alte Reben Neckenmarkt Blaufrankisch 2006 95 points and noted it's "concentrated black fruits ... smoky suggestions of machine oil and Szechuan pepper ... deep, low-toned, multi-dimensional, rolling finish"
Don was growling a low-toned menacing pre-bark growl all the more scary for that.
The samples are jagged edges of guitar licks, low-toned organ lines and gangster movie monologues.
The low-toned rumble of metal on metal is more soothing than the high-pitched muscle of jet engines or the droning of an auto motor.
Oral arguments today are sedate, controlled, and low-toned affairs.
He rendered concertos and arias in a low-toned, gold-and-russet hum.
“Bonjour” — following me with interested eyes; these young X. s and Z. s, low-toned, markedly discreet, lounging up to my table on their way out with murmurs:
His low-toned self-complacency, like the faded banner of an obstinate fort, still flies unconquered.
‘Will he come here?’ at last she said, in a low-toned voice.
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