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Synonyms of counterpoint

Noun


1. counterpoint, polyphony, polyphonic music, concerted music

usage: a musical form involving the simultaneous sound of two or more melodies

Verb


1. contrast, counterpoint, differ

usage: to show differences when compared; be different; "the students contrast considerably in their artistic abilities"

2. counterpoint, compose, write

usage: write in counterpoint; "Bach perfected the art of counterpointing"

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