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agogic

[ uh-goj-ik, uh-goh-jik ]
/ əˈgɒdʒ ɪk, əˈgoʊ dʒɪk /
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noun

Music. stress given to a note through prolonged duration.

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Also called agogic accent.

Origin of agogic

1890–95; <Greek agōg() course + -ic (modeled on German agogisch)
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