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sforzando

play
adjective or adverb sfor·zan·do \sfȯrt-ˈsän-(ˌ)dō, -ˈsan-\

Definition of sforzando

  1. :  played with prominent stress or accent —used as a direction in music



Origin of sforzando

Italian, verbal of sforzare to force


First Known Use: circa 1801


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sforzando

noun, sfor·zan·do

Definition of sforzando

plural sforzandos or sforzandi \-(ˌ)dē\

  1. :  an accented tone or chord



1890

First Known Use of sforzando

1890

Rhymes with sforzando


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