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noun. ['əˈdɑːʒiːˌoʊ'] (music) a composition played in adagio tempo (slowly and gracefully).
- piece of music
- musical passage
Rhymes with Adagio
How do you pronounce adagio?
Pronounce adagio as əˈdɑʒiˌoʊ.
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Sentences with adagio
Teachers may also include long balances or turns in an adagio combination.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Speciality dancers -- those who specialise in adagio, ballroom dancing or acrobatic dancing -- can earn even more.
Quotes about adagio
1. By the time the last few notes fade, his hope will be restored, but each time he's force to resort to the Adagio it becomes harder, and he knows its effect is finite. There are only a certain number of Adagios left in him, and he will not recklessly spend this precious currency.
- Steven Galloway
adjective. ['əˈdɑːʒiːˌoʊ'] (of tempo) leisurely.
noun. ['əˈdɑːʒiːˌoʊ'] a slow section of a pas de deux requiring great skill and strength by the dancers.
- pas de deux
- stand still