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con brio

adverb \kän-ˈbrē-(ˌ)ō, kōn-\

Definition of CON BRIO

:  in a vigorous or brisk manner —often used as a direction in music
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Origin of CON BRIO

Italian, literally, with vigor
First Known Use: 1798

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