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staccato -- as in: played it staccato
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • Suddenly the painter appeared at the door of the studio, and made staccato signs for them to come in.
  • The same nervous staccato laugh broke from her thin lips, and her fingers began to play with a long tortoise-shell paper-knife.

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  • I love the music’s staccato notes.
  • a staccato command

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