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Synonyms for chant

to utter words or sounds in musical tones

Synonyms for chant

a repetitive song in which as many syllables as necessary are assigned to a single tone

recite with musical intonation

utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically

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Many think the chant "Marg bar Amrika" is better translated "Down With America" than "Death to America,"
Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rasheed was welcomed with 'Go Nawaz Go' chants upon arrival in Lahore.
But a new book investigates why many fans think it's acceptable to chant about murder, paedophilia and rape - but would never air such views outside football grounds.
These chants are totally unacceptable and, in our opinion, caused alarm and distress to the Leeds fans within the ground.
Snatam Kaur sings this mantra on her album Grace, which also includes instructions for the postures and mudras that accompany the chant.
THERE are calls for the authorities to crack down on anti-Welsh chants at football matches.
Information on Chinese Buddhist liturgical chant and its performance can be gleaned from canonical Buddhist literature dating from around the sixth to the eighth centuries; references to the origin of Chinese Buddhist fanbai (referring to the singing of hymns and praises), descriptions of musically adept preachers and hymnodists, and accounts of rituals and ceremonies can all be found.
A spokesman said: "The chant referred to has been previously discussed with the Crown Prosecution Service, who do not consider it racist.
Treitler is one of the foremost scholars to challenge chant scholarship predicated exclusively on arguments built from the existing written sources, to the neglect of the implications of the origins of chant as an oral performance practice.
A chant is any group of words recited with a lively predictable beat that typically follows a 1,2,3,4 rhythm pattern with a stronger emphasis, or stress on certain words or syllables and less emphasis on other words or syllables (Forster, 2006).
If you think you can do better, send your chant, indicating the tune to which it should be sung, to Barclaycard Chant Laureate, PO Box 2760, London W1A 6BD or you can email chant@4thegame.
A FAN who joined in a chant at a football match in which the word ``Paki'' was used was yesterday ordered to be convicted of a criminal offence.
So, Gregorian chant is important because some people spent a lot of time at it, we envision some brutes stuffing chant down Josquin's unwilling gullet, and evidently we are to fear dealing with it.
The quiet, prayerful chant provided a surreal backdrop to the fireworks and gunfire in the distance, and the timeless wisdom of the psalms a necessary antidote to the turn-of-the-millennium hoopla.
Visit, 6 The Deputy, 7 High Yield, 8 Captain Steve, War Chant, 10 More Than Ready, 14 Anees, 16 Aptitude, 33 bar.