"intonates" in the verb sense
1. intonate, intone
speak carefully, as with rising and falling pitch or in a particular tone
"please intonate with sadness"
2. chant, intone, intonate, cantillate
recite with musical intonation recite as a chant or a psalm
"The rabbi chanted a prayer"
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