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Antonyms for descant
ˈdɛs kænt; dɛsˈkænt, dɪs-des·cant

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  1. descant

    Antonyms:
    condense, abridge, abbreviate, curtail, confine, clip, delineate

    Synonyms:
    dissert, discuss, expatiate, enlarge, talk, dwell, amplify

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  1. descant, discantverb

    a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody

    Synonyms:
    discant

  2. descantverb

    sing in descant

    Synonyms:
    yodel, warble

  3. yodel, warble, descantverb

    sing by changing register; sing by yodeling

    "The Austrians were yodeling in the mountains"

    Synonyms:
    trill, quaver, yodel, warble

  4. descantverb

    talk at great length about something of one's interest

    Synonyms:
    yodel, warble

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