Definition of deep-toned in English:

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1(Of sound) having a low-pitched, deep tone: the rhythmic clanging of deep-toned bells
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  • One stroke on the deep-toned bell for each year of a dead parishoners life was the 'ringing of the knell'.
  • In the courtyard were two large dogs, whose deep-toned barking showed vigilant and easily roused guardians.
  • The opening track is a murky deep-toned tune that swings back and forth throughout its roaring four minutes.
2(Of color) having a dark, intense tone: a deep-toned blood-red
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  • Dotted around the place are deep-toned solemn portraits of the staff.
  • By 1912 he had established the basis of his mature, lifelong, and unmistakable style: the application of loaded paint in small, tightly juxtaposed touches of rich, deep-toned colour.
  • The deep-toned bronze leaves of coral bells, barberries, and burgundy fountain grass flatter the flowers as well.

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Syllabification: deep-toned

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