agog·​ic | \ ə-ˈgä-jik, -ˈgō-gik \

Definition of agogic

: of or relating to agoge or agogics especially to variations in tempo within a piece or movement tempos and agogic indications of an operatic score

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First Known Use of agogic

1885, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for agogic

German agogisch, from Greek agōgē + German -isch -ish

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“Agogic.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 10 December 2019.

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to state or do over again or repeatedly

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