into nates


[in-toh-neyt, -tuh-]
verb (used with object), intonated, intonating.
to utter with a particular tone or modulation of voice.
to intone; chant.

1785–95; < Medieval Latin intonātus, past participle of intonāre to intone. See -ate1 Unabridged
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intonate (ˈɪntəʊˌneɪt)
1.  to pronounce or articulate (continuous connected speech) with a characteristic rise and fall of the voice
2.  a less common word for intone

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