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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A fast movement (usually in triple time).

Usage examples (33)
  • "Anagrams for Christophe Grozs contain the word scherzo and scherzi.
  • The scherzo is the flickering of mad watery lights, a fantastic whipping dance, a sudden sinister conclusion.
  • The second movement is a very playful scherzo, which is designated as elf-like -- as light and swift as possible.
  • To a very quick "scherzo" the performer now added the first notes of an "adagio." for more
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