chanting : Definition, Usages, News and More

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chan ting

  • n  the act of singing in a monotonous tone
  • v  recite with musical intonation; recite as a chant or a psalm
  • v  utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically

  • Uttal frequently underscores his chanting with riffs reminiscent of bluegrass and reggae.
  • Nichiren taught that chanting makes Buddhists better people and that that in turn improves society as a whole.
  • Baloch danced out the door once more, leaving his pregnant wife at home, and chanting the same slogans.
News & Articles

  • Riot police storm Turkish square
    In Istanbul, tear gas and water cannons from police are met by fireworks and defiant chanting from protesters. FULL STORY
    June 12, 2013 - CNN
  • Tear gas, fire, stun grenades: Chaos in Istanbul as police, protesters clash
    A central square and park in Istanbul erupted Tuesday and into Wednesday in an unsettling, chaotic chorus, with tear gas canisters and water cannons from police met by fireworks, metal banging and defiant chanting from protesters.
    June 12, 2013 - CNN
  • RAW VIDEO: Turkish protesters clash with police
    With protesters back in Istanbul’s Taksim Square following a surge by police, protesters are firing fireworks, whistling, chanting and banging metal. Stun grenades appear to be going off occasionally, and police still are firing tear gas and water cannons. Fires …
    June 11, 2013 - Q13 FOX Seattle

  • Ray Wilkins in ESPN
    When crowds are chanting I don't think managers from foreign countries understand what is being said,added Wilkins. "He would not have understood that. I certainly won't tell him because it is unnecessary. I don't think it should be heard...
  • Ron Silver in NBC Bay Area
    Oftenwhen I walked onto the set of 'The West Wing' some of my colleagues would greet me with a chanting of 'Ron, Ron, the neo-con.' It was all done in fun but it had an edge,Silver wrote in a Nov. 15, 2007, entry of his blog on the Pajamas...
  • CC Sabathia in AFP
    That was a great feeling to have the stadium rocking and chanting my name,said Sabathia, who could get as many as three starts if the best-of-seven series goes the distance.

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