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synonyms for crescendo

  • escalation
  • upsurge
  • apex
  • ascension
  • building
  • climb
  • crest
  • culmination
  • elevation
  • intensification
  • peak
  • pinnacle
  • rise
  • summit
  • surge
  • zenith
  • critical mass

antonyms for crescendo

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  • base
  • bottom
  • decline
  • nadir
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How to use crescendo in a sentence

The heat will begin to manifest itself in abnormally high temperatures Saturday before becoming entrenched Sunday and reaching a crescendo Monday.
YET ANOTHER MAJOR HEAT WAVE IS SET TO ROAST THE WESTERN U.S. AND CANADA BY THE WEEKENDMATTHEW CAPPUCCIJULY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Music swells, crescendos, and then it ends — opening the door for something new.
JAPANESE BREAKFAST ISN’T THE ARTIST SHE USED TO BEALEXA LEEJUNE 4, 2021VOX
Mobile-first has been a priority of Google’s for years as the beat of the user experience drum has grown to a crescendo.
MOBILE-FIRST AND CORE WEB VITALS: CONNECTING THE DOTS FOR PAGE EXPERIENCE SUCCESSJIM YUAPRIL 2, 2021SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
That’s what the researchers were really trying to get at by now, as the study reached its crescendo.
CAN I ASK YOU A RIDICULOUSLY PERSONAL QUESTION? (EP. 451)STEPHEN J. DUBNERFEBRUARY 11, 2021FREAKONOMICS
The sermon reaches a singsong crescendo with Huling in an Ozzy Osbourne rock-star crouch screaming into the microphone.
RAPHAEL WARNOCK’S CAMPAIGN FOR THE MORAL HIGH GROUNDCLYDE MCGRADYJANUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The words dropped from her lips in a sibilous 184 crescendo as her blood drove her to a display of emotion.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
Now it was plain enough, and began swelling from a purring rattle to the crescendo of an approaching wind storm.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
As the drum began to beat the tattoo and the bugle to rise on a crescendo of lovely notes, soldiers swarmed toward the barracks.
GREYFRIARS BOBBYELEANOR ATKINSON
The usual cry is a crescendo ku-il, ku-il, ku-il, which to Indian ears is very sweet-sounding.
A BIRD CALENDAR FOR NORTHERN INDIADOUGLAS DEWAR
And it is a mutual crescendo between the 'perfidious Seckendorf' and them; without work done.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XV. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CRESCENDO

  • acme
  • apex
  • apogee
  • climax
  • crescendo
  • crown
  • culmination
  • fastigium
  • head
  • height
  • noon
  • peak
  • pinnacle
  • ridge
  • roof
  • summit
  • top
  • vertex
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.