Thesaurus / diminuendo

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

He could be heard fumbling with the reins at the gate, and then the sound of hoofs came in diminuendo as he rode away.

Mystery RanchArthur Chapman

All that happened thereafter, until chances of escape occurred, was in a diminuendo of emotion.

Caught by the TurksFrancis Yeats-Brown

The sonorous tones of the Chinese gong, manipulated with so cunning a crescendo and diminuendo by Lind, boomed through the house.

ArundelEdward Frederic Benson

The diminuendo of his footsteps was agreeable to Doggies ear.

The Rough RoadWilliam John Locke

He used to suggest a diminuendo by crouching down more and more, and at a pianissimo he would almost creep under the desk.

Carefully observe the effects of crescendo < and diminuendo >.

It was an odd contrast between the triumphant note which had crept into the great barrister's voice and the diminuendo of Peggy's.

A Butterfly on the WheelCyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull

The office people gave it to me, and never do I look but with a shiver at this dumb record in diminuendo of agony and sacrifice.

He begins at his loudest and sprightliest, and then runs off into a diminuendo, which fades into silence almost imperceptibly.

Birds in the BushBradford Torrey

This injunction, given in a diminuendo cadence, was quickly obeyed, and all was silence for a moment or two.

The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, CompleteCharles James Lever (1806-1872)

opposites of diminuendo

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.