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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A slow section of a pas de deux requiring great skill and strength by the dancers; (music) a composition played in a slow and graceful tempo; adj. - (of tempo) leisurely; adv. - Slowly.

Usage examples (33)
  • Included is the 28 minute adagio movement of the 10th symphony, the only movement Mahler completed.
  • They played the adagio too quickly
  • Here you must play adagio
  • : All-Parish Spelling Bee winner correctly spells 'adagio' for more
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