A modifier is Speech Markdown that changes the way a specific word or phrase is spoken.

The typical format of a modifier is: (text)[key:"value";...]

Not all modifiers have a value. Multiple modifiers can be applied to the same text.

This is some (content with modifiers)[volume:"loud";rate:"slow"]

A (moderate)[emphasis] level

The word is spelled: (hello)[characters]

The date is: (10/11/12)[date:"mdy"]

Modifiers can include the following markdown: