fugal

adjective
fu·gal | \ ˈfyü-gəl \

Definition of fugal 

: of, relating to, or being in the style of a musical fugue

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Other words from fugal

fugally \ˈfyü-gə-lē \ adverb

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Didn’t Charles Dutoit also conduct Rachmaninoff with such a deeply -considered sense of sound and attention to fugal details? David Patrick Stearns, Philly.com, "Philadelphia Orchestra back on the global recording scene with a lush 'Rach 2nd' live from Kimmel," 9 Mar. 2018 Mr. Korstvedt, the Bruckner Society president, pointed to the Fifth as an important caesura, concluding Bruckner’s earlier period with its daring fugal finale. David Allen, New York Times, "A Long Party of Concerts to Celebrate Anton Bruckner," 13 Jan. 2017

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First Known Use of fugal

1854, in the meaning defined above

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Dictionary Entries near fugal

fugaciousness

fugacity

fugae warrant

fugal

Fugara

Fugard

fugato

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