[mohl-toh; Italian mawl-taw]
- very: molto adagio; molto allegro.
Origin of molto
1795–1805; < Italian < Latin multum, adv. use of accusative singular neuter of multus much
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Examples from the Web for molto
But leave it to Molto Mario to make octopus at home seem like the most normal thing in the world.What to Eat: Tapas
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Tortilla Española by Mario Batali The famous “Molto Mario” speaks some Spanish (cuisine).What to Eat
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Emeril, Molto Mario, and Top Chef also feature tough guys, and have achieved credibility with viewers of both genders.Sex and the Kitchen
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With a molto vivace the orchestra dashes into the Motive of Flight.The Complete Opera Book
At this he laughed, but said again I was a bel giovane, and molto bravo.A Likely Story
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Yes, she agreed, Nuoro was a nice place—simpatico, molto simpatico.Sea and Sardinia
D. H. Lawrence
Before the end, molto piu vivace, the answer rings in new joyous rhythm.
In the second (Allegro, rising to Molto allegro, returning allargando) the Antar motive is seldom absent.
- music (preceded or followed by a musical direction, esp a tempo marking) veryallegro molto; molto adagio
from Italian, from Latin multum (adv) much
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