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synonyms for diminuendo

  • attenuation
  • declination
  • depreciation
  • diminution
  • extenuation
  • regression
  • retrenchment
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antonyms for diminuendo

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  • increase
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How to use diminuendo in a sentence

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
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.
CAREERS OF DANGER AND DARINGCLEVELAND MOFFETT
He used to suggest a diminuendo by crouching down more and more, and at a pianissimo he would almost creep under the desk.
THE LIFE OF LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN, VOLUME II (OF 3)ALEXANDER WHEELOCK THAYER
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 sound did not die away entirely in its slow diminuendo until the mules had passed the range six miles to the west.
THE AWAKENING OF THE DESERTJULIUS C. BIRGE
It no longer roared upon the shingles, but sank in a long diminuendo, drawing further and further away across the prairie.
BY RIGHT OF PURCHASEHAROLD BINDLOSS
The saw was ripping through a series of knots in alternate crescendo and diminuendo.
OH, YOU TEX!WILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
He was still shouting his declaration of outlawry, and the diminuendo of tone indicated that he was running like a deer.
KING SPRUCE, A NOVELHOLMAN DAY
Cicada 194 droned in long, loud crescendo and diminuendo under the hot sun of mid forenoon.
JUDITH OF THE CUMBERLANDSALICE MACGOWAN
The noises that have raved from earth to heaven, from horizon to horizon, are dropping from crescendo to diminuendo.
THE TEMPERINGCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
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WORDS RELATED TO DIMINUENDO

  • attenuation
  • declination
  • depreciation
  • diminuendo
  • diminution
  • extenuation
  • regression
  • retrenchment
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