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  Definition of intonation
  1. the production of musical tones (by voice or instrument); especially the exactitude of the pitch relations
  2. the act of singing in a monotonous tone
  3. singing by a soloist of the opening piece of plainsong
  4. rise and fall of the voice pitch
Similar Words: chanting, modulation, pitch contour

 

Hyponyms: fixed intonation, cantillation, intonation pattern, monotone, drone, droning, singsong

 

Derivational Morphology: chant, intone, intonate, cantillate, tone, inflect, modulate

 

Anagrams: initiation, annotation, anatotitan

 

 
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