Definition of Crescendoes

1. Noun. (plural of crescendo) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of crescendo) ¹

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Definition of Crescendoes

1. crescendo [n] - See also: crescendo

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crescendoes

crepuscule
crepuscules
crepusculine
crepusculous
crepusculum
crepy
crerarite
cresc
crescence
crescendi
crescendo
crescendo angina
crescendo murmur
crescendo sleep
crescendoed
crescendoes (current term)
crescendoing
crescendos
crescent
crescent(a)
crescent-cell anaemia
crescent-cell anemia
crescent-shaped
crescent cell
crescent cell anaemia
crescent moon
crescent moons
crescent roll
crescent rolls
crescent spanner

Literary usage of Crescendoes

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1. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1884)
"... by no means invisible sole, for the musical phrases, having no connection therewith, are frequently drowned by those deafening crescendoes of leather. ..."

2. Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1910)
"... cannot sit in judgment upon Mr. Browning's involutions and lengthy crescendoes, for they are not the persons who wait to see whether the picture, ..."

3. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1873)
"him, leading away ferociously like Sir ÍÍÍ- chael Costa, making believe that he is accountable for those crescendoes, fortes, i: l piano, and that " light ..."

4. The Modern Reader's Bible: The Books of the Bible with Three Books of the by Richard Green Moulton (1907)
"In the great monologue of Wisdom (pages 913-4), as the thought crescendoes the stanzas augment from four to five, six, seven lines. ..."

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