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uttered in a monotonous cadence or rhythm as in chanting

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He solemnly intoned in his best former broadcaster's voice that an actual "representative of one of the groups that files these lawsuits against prayers" was right here "in this room.
When confronted by what we believe to be injustice, each and every one of us has probably intoned the old adage, "There should be a law against this.
It's really a parable about lost children, something I think is a widespread cultural phenomenon in the last half of our century," Russell Banks, author of The Sweet Hereafter, intoned piously.
That's all I could think about when President Again Bill Clinton intoned in his second inaugural, "Big things don't come from being small.
When Sergio Franchi's name slipped his mind, he intoned, "Let's hear it for `Ave Maria'," the song Franchi had just performed.
Mister Hitchens,' she intoned in reproof, 'how can you sit there with that lovely English accent and say such a thing?
As she intoned the words, ``This is Jimmy Neutron,'' his eyes widened and a smile covered his face.
intoned, "A vote for John Kerry will hasten the Second Coming.
Under George Bush's watch,' he intoned, 'America 's families are falling further be hind.
I reminded myself of this just as I got to the fun part of my daydream where I intoned "Ready
NAZ, if you could take that mirror," Naseem Hamed's hairdresser intoned gravely during Naz: The Little Prince, The Big Fight.
So well, for instance, did her inimitably timbred voice preserve the memory of its glorious past performances, giving to every word it intoned the density of a concordance entry, that it had scarcely sung three syllables before "Some People" was overwhelmed in thrilling recollections of "no people but show people.
For the first, also called "Trace," composer Jonathan Hart Makwaia accompanied himself on the piano as he sang, intoned, and shouted exuberantly, even feverishly.
The greatest problem on the planet is the intolerance of one person for the next," intoned Mr.
David Brinkley intoned that "as our country changes, there are more groups wanting to kill other groups .