Usage examples for modulated

  1. His tall, poorly clad figure, swaying at the oar, his sombre, almost tragic gaze, fixed straight before him, his deep, grave voice, not more musical, but more perfectly modulated than his brother's,- all went to form an enigma and an appeal. – A Venetian June by Anna Fuller
  2. It was smooth and well- modulated, and there was the faintest touch of music in it. – The Lost Valley by J. M. Walsh
  3. And its tone was unusually modulated. – The Heart of Unaga by Ridgwell Cullum
  4. His voice was suave, his tone well modulated, his accent correct, his English faultless. – Fanny Herself by Edna Ferber
  5. It was a woman's voice, soft and well- modulated. – The Penal Cluster by Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)
  6. He seemingly improvised his aquarelles; his colour, sober, delicate, was broadly washed in; his line, graceful and modulated, does not suggest the swiftness of his execution. – Promenades of an Impressionist by James Huneker
  7. She would have heard, for instance, the well- modulated voice of that practised lovemaker and the laughing high- pitched replies of a girl not unpleased with his attentions but adamant to his pleadings and perfectly sure of herself. – The Rustle of Silk by Cosmo Hamilton
  8. The Flossy of a few weeks ago would have admired the smooth- sounding words and the exquisitely modulated voice as it rolled them forth. – The Chautauqua Girls At Home by Pansy, AKA Isabella M. Alden
  9. Mr. Hardie's was a mellow tenor, always modulated to the exact tone of good society. – Love Me Little, Love Me Long by Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English
  10. Curious Jim's countenance expressed modulated scorn for her apparent ignorance. – Lost Farm Camp by Harry Herbert Knibbs
  11. By now Mrs. Milo's smile had grown into a clear, joyous, well- modulated laugh. – Apron-Strings by Eleanor Gates
  12. When this presumptuous and ill- nurtured outcast, who was, indeed, then seated by the side of the enchanting maiden last referred to, heard the announcement he said in a voice feigned to reach her peach- skin ear alone, yet intentionally so modulated as to penetrate the furthest limit of the room, A Chinese tale! – The Mirror of Kong Ho by Ernest Bramah
  13. " You are becoming a dangerous person to have about," said her brother, while his tone and speech were greatly at variance, for his voice to her was always sweetly modulated and full of tenderness. – Dawn by Mrs. Harriet A. Adams
  14. She had a beautifully modulated voice, full and round as the notes of a flute, over which she had perfect control, and that could be heard to the furthest corner of the room. – From Wealth to Poverty by Austin Potter
  15. Mr. Rollins, for whom, naturally, Arnold's revolt meant unwonted freedom, was for the most part invisible, " seeing the sights of La Chance, I suppose," conjectured Aunt Victoria indifferently, in her deliciously modulated voice, when asked what had become of the sandy- haired tutor. – The Bent Twig by Dorothy Canfield
  16. He came up instantly to Thornton and his companion; and after a few words of ordinary salutation, Warburton said, in one of those modulated tones so peculiar to himself, " I am sure, Tyrrell, that you must be eager for your revenge. – Pelham, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009