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agogics

[ uh-goj-iks, uh-goh-jiks ]
/ əˈgɒdʒ ɪks, əˈgoʊ dʒɪks /
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noun (usually used with a singular verb)Music.
the theory that accent within a musical phrase can be produced by modifying the duration of certain notes rather than by increasing dynamic stress.
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Origin of agogics

First recorded in 1920–25; see origin at agogic, -ics

OTHER WORDS FROM agogics

a·gog·ic, adjective

Words nearby agogics

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