Definition of Crescendoing

1. Verb. (present participle of crescendo) ¹



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Definition of Crescendoing

1. crescendo [v] - See also: crescendo

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crescendoing

crepuscules
crepusculine
crepusculous
crepusculum
crepy
crerarite
cresc
crescence
crescendi
crescendo
crescendo angina
crescendo murmur
crescendo sleep
crescendoed
crescendoes
crescendoing (current term)
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
crescent spanners

Literary usage of Crescendoing

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1. Choral Orchestration by Cecil Forsyth, Walter Henry Hall (1920)
"In bar 12 we have the chorus, brass, and wood-wind holding on to a high well-placed chord, and crescendoing on it. But the organ-pedals are also helping. ..."

2. Turkish Life and Character by Walter Thornbury (1860)
"... are always the same; beginning sanely and rationally enough, and gradually crescendoing to the wildest frenzy and the raving howl of mad wild beasts. ..."

3. Life in Spain: Past and Present by Walter Thornbury (1860)
"... nodded on by an encouraging mother, passes from stately walk into stately dancing positions, and, crescendoing by degrees, rises to the full free dance, ..."

4. Some After Dinner Speeches by William Malcohm Bunn (1908)
"... and Charon wasn't running rearward freights. St. Peter looked glum enough. First the philosopher laughed his oily, gurgling, crescendoing laugh. ..."

5. Syllabi of the American Society for the Extension of University Teaching (1903)
"342)—then in the crescendoing passion of Acts III. and IV.—finally it culminates in the tragic accumulation of IV. iii. and V.—till the way is prepared ..."

6. The Gryphon Taint: Volume One by K. M. Frontain (2006)
"... shoved her way to the centre of the gathering, her voice a crescendoing shriek of hatred. “Nooo! Liar! Murderers! She cursed my baby! She's a witch! ..."

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