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capriccioso

[kuh-pree-chee-oh-soh; Italian kah-preet-chaw-saw] /kəˌpri tʃiˈoʊ soʊ; Italian ˌkɑ pritˈtʃɔ sɔ/
adjective, Music.
1.
capricious; fantastic in style.
Origin of capriccioso
< Italian, equivalent to capricci(o) caprice + -oso -ous
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capriccioso

/kəˌprɪtʃɪˈəʊzəʊ/
adverb
1.
(music) to be played in a free and lively style
Word Origin
Italian: from capricciocaprice
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