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 for Chorus
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chorus \Cho"rus\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Chorused; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Chorusing.]
     To sing in chorus; to exclaim simultaneously. --W. D.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chorus \Cho"rus\, n.; pl. Choruses. [L., a dance in a ring, a
     dance accompanied with song; a chorus, a band of dancers and
     singers. Gr. ?. See Choir.]
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     1. (Antiq.) A band of singers and dancers.
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              The Grecian tragedy was at first nothing but a
              chorus of singers.                    --Dryden.
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     2. (Gr. Drama) A company of persons supposed to behold what
        passed in the acts of a tragedy, and to sing the
        sentiments which the events suggested in couplets or
        verses between the acts; also, that which was thus sung by
        the chorus.
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              What the lofty, grave tragedians taught
              In chorus or iambic.                  --Milton.
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     3. An interpreter in a dumb show or play. [Obs.]
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     4. (Mus.) A company of singers singing in concert.
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     5. (Mus.) A composition of two or more parts, each of which
        is intended to be sung by a number of voices.
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     6. (Mus.) Parts of a song or hymn recurring at intervals, as
        at the end of stanzas; also, a company of singers who join
        with the singer or choir in singer or choir in singing
        such parts.
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     7. The simultaneous of a company in any noisy demonstration;
        as, a Chorus of shouts and catcalls.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: any utterance produced simultaneously by a group; "a chorus
           of boos"
      2: a group of people assembled to sing together
      3: the part of a song where a soloist is joined by a group of
         singers [syn: refrain, chorus]
      4: a body of dancers or singers who perform together [syn:
         chorus, chorus line]
      5: a company of actors who comment (by speaking or singing in
         unison) on the action in a classical Greek play [syn:
         chorus, Greek chorus]
      v 1: utter in unison; "`yes,' the children chorused"
      2: sing in a choir [syn: choir, chorus]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  310 Moby Thesaurus words for "chorus":
     Liederkranz, Liedertafel, PS, Parthian shot, Spenserian stanza,
     a cappella, acclamation, accord, accordance, act like,
     acting company, addendum, affect, affinity, afterthought,
     agreement, agreement of all, anacrusis, anthem, antistrophe,
     appendix, articulate, assent, assume, back matter, ballad,
     bass passage, bis, bob, book, borrow, bourdon, breathe, bridge,
     burden, cadence, cantata, canto, carol, cast, cast of characters,
     chamber chorus, chant, characters, chime, chirp, chirrup, choir,
     choral group, choral singing, choral society, choral symphony,
     chorale, circus troupe, coda, codicil, coherence, coincidence,
     colophon, come out with, common assent, common consent,
     communicate, company, compatibility, concert, conclusion, concord,
     concordance, concurrence, conformance, conformation, conformity,
     congeniality, congruence, congruency, congruity, consensus,
     consensus gentium, consensus of opinion, consensus omnium, consent,
     consentaneity, consequence, consistency, consonance, consort,
     continuance, continuation, convey, cooperation, copy,
     corps de ballet, correspondence, counterfeit, couplet, crib, croon,
     deliver, descant, development, disclose, distich, ditto, division,
     do, do like, do-re-mi, double take, dramatis personae, dying words,
     echo, emit, ensemble, enunciate, envoi, epilogue, epode,
     equivalence, exposition, express, fake, figure, fling off,
     folderol, follow-through, follow-up, forge, formulate,
     general acclamation, general agreement, general consent,
     general voice, give, give expression, give out with, give tongue,
     give utterance, give voice, glee, glee club, go like,
     harmonic close, harmony, heptastich, hexastich, hoke, hoke up, hum,
     hymn, imitate, impart, interlude, intermezzo, intersection,
     intonate, intone, introductory phrase, last words, let out,
     like-mindedness, lilt, line, lip, madrigal, madrigaletto,
     make like, measure, meeting of minds, minstrel, mirror,
     mixed chorus, monostich, movement, musical phrase,
     musical sentence, mutual understanding, octastich, octave, octet,
     one accord, one voice, oneness, oratorio, oratorio society,
     ornament, ottava rima, out with, overlap, parallelism, part,
     parting shot, passage, peace, pentastich, period, peroration,
     phonate, phrase, pipe, plagiarize, postface, postfix, postlude,
     postscript, pour forth, present, pronounce, psalm, put forth,
     put in words, quatrain, quaver, raise, rapport, reecho, reflect,
     refrain, repeat, repertory company, repetend, resolution, response,
     rhyme royal, ritornello, roulade, same mind, say, second thought,
     section, self-consistency, septet, sequel, sequela, sequelae,
     sequelant, sequent, sequitur, serenade, sestet, set forth, sextet,
     shake, simulate, sing, sing in chorus, singing club, single voice,
     sol-fa, solmizate, sound, stanza, statement, stave, stock company,
     strain, strophe, subscript, suffix, supplement, supporting cast,
     swan song, syllable, symmetry, sync, synchronism, tag, tailpiece,
     tally, tell, tercet, terza rima, tetrastich, throw off, timing,
     total agreement, tremolo, trill, triplet, tristich, troll, troupe,
     tune, tutti, tutti passage, tweedle, tweedledee, twit, twitter,
     unanimity, unanimousness, undersong, understanding, uniformity,
     union, unison, unisonance, universal agreement, utter, variation,
     verbalize, verse, vocalize, voice, voices, warble, whisper,
     whistle, word, yodel

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