Intone and Trill


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Intone verb – To utter in musical or drawn out tones.
Trill and intone are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Trill" instead a verb "Intone".
Nearby Words: intonation, intoning
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Trill verb – To sing with the alternation of two musical tones.
Intone and trill are semantically related. You can use "Intone" instead a verb "Trill".
Nearby Words: trilled, trilling
Synonyms for Trill
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Trill or Intone. 2016. Accessed February 27, 2021.

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