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chants

verb
present tense third-person singular of chant

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1 to utter in musical or drawn out tones
  • the frustrated crowd at the rock concert started to chant, "We want the show to start!"

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2 to produce musical sounds with the voice
  • monks chanting fervently at matins

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chants

noun
plural of chant

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“Chants.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/chants. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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