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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody v. - Talk at great length about something of one's interest; Sing by changing register.

Usage examples (24)
  • Adjective : a descant recorder. ,a descant viol
  • African descant, which is why they dominant most sports where this explosive power is an asset.
  • Now a "descant" is a variation imposed upon a plain-song.
  • We will not descant either on the Cause of his Silence or for more
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