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as in to speak
to give a formal often extended talk on a subject an English professor who loves to descant on his beloved Shakespeare

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as in to chant
to produce musical sounds with the voice the world-famous soprano descanted above the melody line

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“Descant.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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