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Over what were already speedy tempos, a marimba that sprinted and arpeggiated in double time became a frenetic invitation to party.
Essentially, each key ingredient is working double time to ensure Baebody keeps its promises.
Everest, which upset Stevens Point and Wausau West in double time in the sectional, finished 19-7-2.
The tempo of his speech picked up—suddenly a relatively laid-back congressman from Massachusetts went into double time; mild profanities began to flow.
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First Known Use of double time
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Definition of double time for English Language Learners
: payment of a worker at two times the usual rate
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