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See definition of fugue on Dictionary.com
  • as inamnesia
  • as inflight
  • as inforgetfulness

synonyms for fugue

  • blackout
  • stupor
  • exodus
  • break
  • breakout
  • escape
  • escapement
  • escaping
  • exit
  • getaway
  • lam
  • out
  • powder
  • retreat
  • retreating
  • exfiltration
  • getaway car
  • running away
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How to use fugue in a sentence

Next, because the continuation of a phrase also needs to follow a certain musical form, whether it’s a scherzo, trio or fugue, the AI needed to learn Beethoven’s process for developing these forms.
AN AI FINISHED BEETHOVEN’S FINAL SYMPHONY. BUT IS IT GOOD?AHMED ELGAMMAL/THE CONVERSATIONSEPTEMBER 26, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Years earlier, Elena fell into a possible fugue state and has no memory of six months of her life.
AMANDA DENNIS’S ‘HER HERE’ IS A SPELLBINDING EXISTENTIAL THRILLERLAUREN LEBLANCMARCH 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
By day, she muddles through in a depressive fugue, for reasons the movie will make clear later.
PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN STARTS WITH A CATHARTIC BLAST. THEN IT GETS BOGGED DOWN WITH CYNICISMSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKJANUARY 15, 2021TIME
The sonnet is a sort of poetical fugue in which the theme ought to pass and repass until its final resolution in a given form.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
I went down to the little parlor and tried the fugue on the piano, but could not remember the portion in question.
PIANO MASTERYHARRIETTE BROWER
The music of the four-part fugue entered into him more deeply, and he began to hum its little phrases.
THE LONGEST JOURNEYE. M. FORSTER
But like the theme in a fugue this loud tranquil recurrent need to Express me transcends them all.
I, MARY MACLANEMARY MACLANE
It is customary to describe the music as a fugue, and, if that is so, no more unfugue-like fugue was ever penned.
RICHARD WAGNERJOHN F. RUNCIMAN
But presently played-out fugue subjects are heard, and we know it is Beckmesser or no one.
RICHARD WAGNERJOHN F. RUNCIMAN
The nearer she (or he) approaches the object of her (or his) search the louder grows the music (the fugue) and vice versa.
THE SIEGE OF KIMBERLEYT. PHELAN
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WORDS RELATED TO FUGUE

  • blackout
  • fugue
  • stupor
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