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ariose

[ar-ee-ohs, ar-ee-ohs] /ˈær iˌoʊs, ˌær iˈoʊs/
adjective
1.
characterized by melody; songlike.
Origin of ariose
1735-1745
First recorded in 1735-45; Anglicized variant of arioso
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