Definitions

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  • v. sing a descant on a main tune or melody

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Examples

  • At fifteen, I recall a Christmas Eve where the descant on a particularly beautiful Christmas carol, rising sweet and true above the more familiar tune, left me with a sense of unexpected awe and a longing for something I could not name.

    The Language of God

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