antiphony antiphony

Definition(s):

  1. (n) alternate (responsive) singing by a choir in two parts
  2. (n) a verse or song to be chanted or sung in response

Usage(s):

  1. One bleak, rainy day, a litany inviting antiphony sprang to Jackson's lips that be came his slogan and made him a celebrity.
  2. And if nothing else, his antiphony intellectualism procedures show that there are some men in the educational field who understand the plight of the ordinary college student.
  3. Some moviegoers may object to the antiphony of sermonizing and lovemaking, but few will deny that the two themes have been cleverly harmonized.

News

  • Book Review: Antiphony by Chris Katsaropoulos

    Book Review: Antiphony by Chris Katsaropoulos Seattle Post-Intelligencer Copyright 2012 Seattle Post-Intelligencer. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 09:25 p.m., Friday, January 6, 2012 challenging story that revolves around the book's central character Theodore Reveil, "one of the leading lights in String theory physics ...
    on July 18, 2013     Source: seattlepi.com

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