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The sermon reaches a singsong crescendo with Huling in an Ozzy Osbourne rock-star crouch screaming into the microphone. The nearly half-decade movement to repeal and replace the medical device tax reached a crescendo on Tuesday. This is the cry in Tea Party circles, and it is only going to crescendo as the debt deadline gets closer. He felt the forces within him reach a crescendo at that moment. A succession of crescendo taps at her door was at length rewarded by a drowsy-eyed apparition in bath-robe and worsted slippers. Now it was plain enough, and began swelling from a purring rattle to the crescendo of an approaching wind storm. But I simply cannot do it, for her demands go crescendo and crescendo. The applause died sharply on the crest of a crescendo , and left the air trembling. A musical direction used to indicate increasing loudness.
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Entry 1 of 2 1 a : a gradual increase a crescendo of excitement specifically : a gradual increase in volume of a musical passage b : the peak of a gradual increase : climax … complaints about stifling smog conditions reach a crescendo … — Down Beat 2 : a crescendo musical passage crescendo. Rogers Jr. Send us feedback. See more words from the same year Dictionary Entries near crescendo crepuscular ray crepuscule cresc crescendo crescendo pedal crescent Crescent.