Definition of Agogic

1. Noun. (music) an accent that accentuates a note by extending it slightly beyond its normal time value ¹



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Definition of Agogic

1. accenting a note by dwelling on it [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Agogic

agnostical
agnostically
agnosticism
agnosticisms
agnostics
agnostid
agnostids
agnotology
agnus castus
agnus dei
ago
agoes
agog
agoge
agoges
agogic (current term)
agogics
agogo
agogo bell
agogo bells
agogos
agogwe
agoing
agomelatine
agon
agonadal
agonal
agonal clot

Literary usage of Agogic

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1. Proceedings of the Annual Conference by Indiana Science Teachers' Association, American Society of University Composers (1899)
"agogic significance, and I would not imply its incorrectness in h use, nor the improprieties of such correlation, specially in the er grades, ..."

2. The Bookman (1895)
"... agogic ideas are at last beginning to exercise a marked influence in our educational development, the appearance of the present volume is most timely, ..."

3. A History of Political Theories, Ancient and Mediaeval by William Archibald Dunning (1902)
"The ultimate function of the state is ped-> agogic. For the perfection of the Community oe- pends upon the perfection of its constituent members, ..."

4. Unicorns by James Huneker (1917)
"Professor Patterson knows Riemann and his "agogic accent," which, according to that editor of the Chopin Etudes, is a slight expansion in the value of the ..."

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