chantlike


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Adj.1.chantlike - uttered in a monotonous cadence or rhythm as in chanting; "their chantlike intoned prayers"; "a singsong manner of speaking"
rhythmic, rhythmical - recurring with measured regularity; "the rhythmic chiming of church bells"- John Galsworthy; "rhythmical prose"
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Many of the men were making low-toned noises with their mouths, and these subdued cheers, snarls, imprecations, prayers, made a wild, bar- baric song that went as an undercurrent of sound, strange and chantlike with the resounding chords of the war march.
There is Oodgeroo Noonuccal, an important activist and the first indigenous Australian woman poet ever to be published, whose often chantlike poetry uses tradition to establish a modern affirmation of her people within Australian society.
People who like classical poetry with its regular form and the way, chantlike, it drills itself into your consciousness are regarded as anachronisms.
The echoic and trochaic dimeter "widow Dido" has a chantlike effect on the ear, like the nonsense syllables of some songs, and as such it is apt for the magical, dreamlike island of The Tempest, as well as the mythical and tragic setting of Dido's abandonment by Aeneas.
In the opening movement, following the opening chantlike narration, the solo baritone voice performing the role of Christ sings a melodic inquiry, "Whom do you seek?
And there were attempts to introduce into these larger works a simple, almost chantlike type of song--a type through which the composer seemed to make possible active participation in the rite by everyone present, directly reinforcing community investment in its symbols, themes and ideology.
But it's her uniquely foreign chantlike vibrato that gives Gigi her magical charm.