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presto -- as in: played presto
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Cyrano de Bergerac
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  • In proof of which, While we fence, presto! all extempore I will compose a ballade.
  • At times his mind seems far away, the Muse says naught—and then, presto! he speaks—bewitchingly! enchantingly!
  • And, presto! heigh!

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  • Presto!
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Stargirl
  • For example, if you are about to run a race, you visualize yourself running the race and crossing the finish line first, and presto!
    Sharon Creech  --  Walk Two Moons

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