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counterpoint

 
Noun counterpoint has 1 sense
  1. counterpoint - a musical form involving the simultaneous sound of two or more melodies
    --1 is a kind of
    polyphony, polyphonic music, concerted music
    Derived form: verb counterpoint2
Verb counterpoint has 2 senses
  1. contrast, counterpoint - to show differences when compared; be different; "the students contrast considerably in their artistic abilities"
    --1 is one way to differ
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  2. counterpoint - write in counterpoint; "Bach perfected the art of counterpointing"
    --2 is one way to
    compose, write
    Derived form: noun counterpoint1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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