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motoric

[ moh-tawr-ik, -tor- ]
/ moʊˈtɔr ɪk, -ˈtɒr- /
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adjective

(of music or musical performance) full of movement or energy.

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Origin of motoric

First recorded in 1925–30; motor + -ic
mo·tor·i·cal·ly, adverb
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