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present tense third-person singular of descant
as in lectures
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 chants
to produce musical sounds with the voice the world-famous soprano descanted above the melody line

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variants also discants
plural of descant

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“Descants.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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