intonation has definitions from the fields of music,rhetoric
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[ noun ] (rhetoric) rise and fall of the voice pitch

Used in print

(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)

Not_only was Haumd 's intonation and phrasing without flaw , but he seemed to take every tonal eccentricity in_stride .

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[ noun ] (music) the production of musical tones (by voice or instrument); especially the exactitude of the pitch relations

Related terms

music fixed_intonation chant

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[ noun ] (music) singing by a soloist of the opening piece of plainsong

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singing chant

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[ noun ] (music) the act of singing in a monotonous tone

Synonyms

chanting

Related terms

singing cantillation chant

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