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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Atones  \At*ones\,  adv  [See  {At  one}.]  [Obs.] 
 
  Down  he  fell  atones  as  a  stone.  --Chaucer. 
  Atonic  \A*ton"ic\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  atonique  See  {Atony}.] 
  1.  (Med.)  Characterized  by  atony,  or  want  of  vital  energy; 
  as  an  atonic  disease. 
 
  2.  (Gram.)  Unaccented;  as  an  atonic  syllable. 
 
  3.  Destitute  of  tone  vocality;  surd.  --Rush. 




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