Crescendo ( noun , adverb , verb )

(As a noun)

Crescendo ( noun )

  1. A gradual increase in volume or intensity in music or speech.
  2. A climax or peak in intensity or emotional expression.

Origin:

From italian crescendo, from crescere "to grow".

Examples:

  1. The orchestra reached a crescendo and the audience erupted in applause.
  2. The argument between the two friends built to a crescendo before one stormed out of the room.
  3. The song had a slow crescendo as it built to its climax.
  4. The sound of the storm reached a crescendo as the wind howled and the rain beat against the windows.
  5. He spoke in a low voice at first, but his rage grew to a crescendo as he shouted.

(As an adverb)

Crescendo ( adverb )

  1. A gradual increase in volume or intensity in music or speech.
  2. A climax or peak in intensity or emotional expression.

Origin:

From italian crescendo, from crescere "to grow".

Examples:

  1. The orchestra reached a crescendo and the audience erupted in applause.
  2. The argument between the two friends built to a crescendo before one stormed out of the room.
  3. The song had a slow crescendo as it built to its climax.
  4. The sound of the storm reached a crescendo as the wind howled and the rain beat against the windows.
  5. He spoke in a low voice at first, but his rage grew to a crescendo as he shouted.

(As a verb)

Crescendo ( verb )

  1. A gradual increase in volume or intensity in music or speech.
  2. A climax or peak in intensity or emotional expression.

Origin:

From italian crescendo, from crescere "to grow".

Examples:

  1. The orchestra reached a crescendo and the audience erupted in applause.
  2. The argument between the two friends built to a crescendo before one stormed out of the room.
  3. The song had a slow crescendo as it built to its climax.
  4. The sound of the storm reached a crescendo as the wind howled and the rain beat against the windows.
  5. He spoke in a low voice at first, but his rage grew to a crescendo as he shouted.
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