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con brio

[kon bree-oh, kohn; Italian kawn bree-aw] /kɒn ˈbri oʊ, koʊn; Italian kɔn ˈbri ɔ/
with vigor; vivaciously (used as a musical direction).
Origin of con brio
Borrowed into English from Italian around 1890-95 Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for con brio

con brio

/kɒn ˈbriːəʊ/
adjective, adverb
(music) (to be performed) with liveliness or spirit, as in the phrase allegro con brio
Word Origin
Italian: with energy
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