noun, plural an·tiph·o·nies.
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OTHER WORDS FROM antiphonyan·ti·phon·ic [an-tuh-fon-ik], /ˌæn təˈfɒn ɪk/, adjectivean·ti·phon·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Oh, never more for me shall winds intone With all your tops a vast antiphony, Demanding and responding in God's praise!Browning's England|Helen Archibald Clarke
He consumed the cleansings and turned to read the antiphony with resonant voice.Under the Witches' Moon|Nathan Gallizier
Trinidad recited his appeal and the Judge boomed out his ponderous antiphony.Heart of the West|O. Henry
The revival of 1851–2 was a local one, but was believed by many to have been inspired by a celestial antiphony.The Story of the Hymns and Tunes|Theron Brown and Hezekiah Butterworth
Antiphony was the ancient mode of rendering music, in which two sets of voices sang alternately.A Short History of English Music|Ernest Ford