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Synonyms for 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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