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Noun
A discourse on a theme
“These wonderful letters are a descant to the two recent major biographies.”
Noun
A counterpoint melody sung or played above the theme
“A soaring girl soprano descant adds another heavenly layer to the already rich texture.”
Noun
A melodious song
“Intoxicated with the idea, she ran through many a melodious descant.”
Noun
Speech by one person
Noun
Person with high singing voice
Noun
A religious song or poem of praise to God or a god
Verb
To speak on a subject, typically in a formal or extended way
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“When he has begun to descant on a subject which interests his morbid feelings, he knows not when to pass to another.”
Verb
To create musical sounds with the voice
“Together they sing in harmony, polyphony, and descant the song of union.”
Verb
To relate a story or series of events by speech or writing
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