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DESCANT

'DESCANT' is a 7 letter word starting with D and ending with T

Crossword clues for 'DESCANT'

ClueAnswer

Counterpoint above the melody (7)DESCANT
Treble melody above the main melody (7)

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for DESCANT

We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word descant will help you to finish your crossword today. We've arranged the synonyms in length order so that they are easier to find.

3 letter words

AIM - AIR - HUM - LAY

4 letter words

ALTO - ARIA - BASS - HYMN - LIED - LILT - LINE - NOTE - OPUS - PART - PIPE - SING - SOLO - SONG - TRIO - TUNE - TWIT - VAMP - WORK

5 letter words

CANTO - CAROL - CHANT - CHIRP - CHOIR - CROON - DITTY - DRONE - ESSAY - ETUDE - PAPER - PIECE - PSALM - SCORE - SHADE - SHAKE - SOL-FA - SPEAK - STUDY - TENOR - THEME - TRACT - TREAT - TRILL - TROLL - VOICE - YODEL

6 letter words

ANTHEM - APERCU - BALLAD - BASSUS - CANTUS - CHORUS - DETAIL - DILATE - DO-RE-MI - EVOLVE - EXPAND - GO INTO - HANDLE - HOMILY - INTONE - MELODY - MEMOIR - QUAVER - REMARK - REVIEW - SCREED - SKETCH - SONATA - STRAIN - SURVEY - TAKE UP - THESIS - TREBLE - UNFOLD - WARBLE

7 letter words

AMPLIFY - ARTICLE - CHIRRUP - DESCANT - DEVELOP - DISCUSS - DISSERT - ENLARGE - FEATURE - MEASURE - MELODIA - MORCEAU - NARRATE - OUTLINE - PANDECT - PRELUDE - REFRAIN - ROULADE - SOPRANO - TREAT OF - TREMOLO - TWEEDLE - TWITTER - WHISTLE - WORK OUT - WRITE UP

8 letter words

AIR VARIE - ALEATORY - BARITONE - CAUSERIE - CONTINUO - DEAL WITH - DIAPASON - EXCURSUS - EXERCISE - INTONATE - MINSTREL - NOCTURNE - OVERTURE - RICERCAR - SERENADE - SOLO PART - SONATINA - TRACTATE - TREATISE - VOCALISE - VOCALIZE - VORSPIEL

9 letter words

CONTRALTO - CRITICISE - CRITICIZE - DISCOURSE - ELABORATE - EXPATIATE - EXPLICATE - INVENTION - MELIORATE - MONOGRAPH - PARAGRAPH - PLAIN SONG - PRICK SONG - SERMONISE - SERMONIZE - SOLMIZATE - TERM PAPER - TOUCH UPON - TREATMENT - UNDERSONG - VARIATION - VOICE PART - VOLUNTARY

10 letter words

ADAPTATION - COMMENTARY - DISCUSSION - DISSERTATE - EXPOSITION - GROUND BASS - NACHTMUSIK - PLAIN CHANT - PRODUCTION - REMARK UPON - TWEEDLEDEE

11 letter words

ARRANGEMENT - COMMENT UPON - COMPOSITION - ENLARGE UPON - EXAMINATION - FIGURED BASS - INQUIRE INTO - LUCUBRATION - MELODIC LINE - SOPRANO PART

12 letter words

CANTUS PLANUS - CHAMBER MUSIC - DISQUISITION - DISSERTATION - INTRODUCTION - PROGRAM MUSIC - PROLEGOMENON - SING IN CHORUS - THOROUGH BASS

13 letter words

ABSOLUTE MUSIC - ACCOMPANIMENT - ALEATORY MUSIC - BASSO CONTINUO - BASSO OSTINATO - CURTAIN RAISER - FIRST APPROACH - HARMONIZATION - ORCHESTRATION - PARTICULARIZE - RELATE AT LARGE - RESEARCH PAPER - STRING QUARTET

14 letter words

SPECIAL ARTICLE

15 letter words

CANTUS FIGURATUS - CONCERT OVERTURE - ELECTRONIC MUSIC - INCIDENTAL MUSIC - STRING ORCHESTRA

16 letter words

CHAMBER ORCHESTRA - DRAMATIC OVERTURE - OPERATIC OVERTURE - PRELIMINARY STUDY

17 letter words

INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC - INTRODUCTORY STUDY - REHEARSE IN EXTENSO

18 letter words

THEME AND VARIATIONS

Definition of descant

  • talk at great length about something of one's interest
  • sing in descant
  • a decorative musical accompaniment (often improvised) added above a basic melody

Anagrams of descant

DECANTS - SCANTED


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