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Antonyms for toneless

lacking in tone or expression


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Plans also call to increase productivity by standardizing machining and assembly practices for both face frame and toneless construction and by outsourcing of installations, he adds.
The average biographer prepares a laundry list of moments in a person's life first, and elaborates on them with toneless precision thereafter.
My favorite comes when Dodd sings to the befuddled Freddie in a toneless voice the Frank Loesser pop number from 1948, "I'd Like to Get You on a Slow Boat to China.
Its drab socialist concept of female beauty is traditionally limited to toneless makeup, ear-length haircuts and ankle hemlines.
Um, we turn around," replied her mum in a flat, toneless voice.
He won't be lonely, she added in a toneless voice, with you for company.
And they can turn even the proudest anthem into a toneless rendition of looney tunes.
Unlike Joe's oxymoronic "smooth rich pallor," this woman has a "dead and toneless pallor;' which nevertheless looks to Ike "anything but dead, but young and incredibly and even ineradicably alive.
H) in Tiriki alternate not only with underlyingly specified L tones, but also with default L tones assigned to syllables that are underlyingly toneless (O).
12) And as Jerome McGann has noted, the famous "monotony" of Swinburne's verse is founded in a view he shares with Mallarme that the ideal poetry is "impersonal, toneless, even (in a sense) without meaning.
By now the world will have heard on match broadcasts its tuneless, toneless rasp that ear specialists say is about three times greater than the number of decibels eardrums should be subjected to.
They also sounded great and Tom Meighan, right, is twice the vocalist he used to be, no longer employing toneless shouts where there should be notes.
Toneless clicks filled the room and hundreds of exquisitely neutral numbers crossed the computer's face.
naps and sighs--oversized, toneless, in his padded rack at the
uk Jean Broke-Smith said: "Email is largely a toneless form of communication so great for communicating facts but, without visual or verbal cues, it can be bad at conveying emotions.