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adjective & adverbMusic
(especially as a direction) furiously and wildly.
- ‘Larger than life, he accompanied each step of my journey with moods to match - allegro, penseroso, adagio, furioso: his exuberance alternated with expressions of harshness and nervous fury at life's intransigent thwarting of his will.’
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