[ uh-goj-ik, uh-goh-jik ]
/ əˈgɒdʒ ɪk, əˈgoʊ dʒɪk /
Music. stress given to a note through prolonged duration.
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What does “vacillate” mean?
Also called agogic accent.
Origin of agogic
1890–95; <Greek agōg(ḗ) course + -ic (modeled on German agogisch)
Words nearby agogic
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