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Diminuendo

adjective
1.
Gradually decreasing in volume.  Synonym: decrescendo.






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"Diminuendo" Quotes from Famous Books



... cushioned softness of an animal, moving mechanically, driven by an endless and unmeaning restlessness, then with an increasing energy, a fervour, a crescendo of endeavour. What drove his soul? Surely it was struggling with an unseen power. And the steady diminuendo of his bodily forces continued, until he was a corpse in which a fury dwelt. That fury was the soul. He had a strange fancy that he, unlike all the rest of humanity, would die, yet still retain his spirit in its fleshy prison, and that the ...
— Flames • Robert Smythe Hichens



Words linked to "Diminuendo" :   decreasing, softness, music, decrescendo



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