cantillate, tone, chant, intonate, strengthen, tone up, modulate, inflect.
Atiba stopped to listen as Derin continued to intone
in a deep chilling voice.
As Rabbi Thalmann began to intone
it in its monotonous repetition of praise, there arose certain black- robed figures from their places and stood with heads bowed over their prayer books.
The next day in the morning, when at last the sun outshone, Then did Jerome the Bishop his matin song intone.