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descant

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of descant

  1. 1 to give a formal often extended talk on a subject <an English professor who loves to descant on his beloved Shakespeare> Synonyms declaim, talk, discourse, expatiate, harangue, lecture, orate, speakRelated Words recite, soliloquize; dissert, expound, pontificate, sermonize; mouth, spout; filibuster

  2. 2 to produce musical sounds with the voice <the soprano descanted above the melody line> Synonyms carol, chant, sing, vocalizeRelated Words belt, croon, harmonize, hum, lilt, quaver, scat, sharp, slur, trill, troll, warble, yodel; serenade




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