Finally, Obama must resolve to follow through on his pledge to change the tone of political Washington.
What is more impressive is the narration: the calm, settled, often witty, always perceptive, tone of voice.
The tone veered wildly between camp, melodrama, realism, and messy amalgamations of the three.
There are now picture editing apps that can tone you up, slim you down, smooth your skin, and tousle your hair.
How extreme does a candidate need to sound in his or her tone and rhetoric to satisfy groups like the American Principles Fund?
So much falsehood does it cost to obtain two apparent truths of tone.
"Hum," remarked Uncle Peter, in a tone to be noticed for its extreme dryness.
Her tone was quite serious, but there was an odd expression in her eye.
"Heads for her, tails for me," he said, with some awe in his tone.
"You might have told me of it," he continued, in a tone of dissatisfaction.
mid-14c., from Old French ton (13c.), from Latin tonus "a sound, tone, accent," literally "stretching" (in Medieval Latin, a term peculiar to music), from Greek tonos "vocal pitch, raising of voice, accent, key in music," originally "a stretching, taut string," related to teinein "to stretch" (see tenet). Sense of "manner of speaking" is from c.1600. First reference to firmness of body is from 1660s.
"to impart tone to," 1811, from tone (n.). Related: Toned; toning.
The quality or character of sound.
The character of voice expressing an emotion.
The normal state of elastic tension or partial contraction in resting muscles.
Normal firmness of a tissue or an organ.