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noun as in discourse

verb as in remark

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But the teacher does not go beyond this, and descant upon the opposite conditions, and promise joys ineffable and full of glory.

It is, however, a subject upon which one cannot descant before the general public.

Then the dowager and the rest of the company continued to descant upon the folly of the match.

I would take you up to me Alhambra, and descant to you for hours upon its perfections and its romantic history.

This ornament the Lady Clotilde was resolved to show to the countess, and descant on its history and its great value.


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On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to descant, such as: comment, criticism, and discussion.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.