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staccato
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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Definition
in music, the separating notes by cutting them short and crisp

or:

sounds that are short and crisp
  • The man was walking with the staccato steps of someone carrying a load too heavy for him.
    p. 352.7
staccato = short and distinct
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