vigoroso

adjective or adverb
vi·​go·​ro·​so | \ ˌvi-gə-ˈrō-(ˌ)sō How to pronounce vigoroso (audio) , ˌvē-, -(ˌ)zō \

Definition of vigoroso

: energetic in style used as a direction in music

First Known Use of vigoroso

circa 1724, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for vigoroso

Italian, literally, vigorous, from Middle French vigorous

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“Vigoroso.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vigoroso. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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