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crescendo
used in For Whom the Bell Tolls

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a gradual increase in intensity; or the time of maximum intensity — especially in the loudness of music
  • Then came a new and louder droning roar and three more Heinkel one-elevens showed coming steeply, stiffly, lower yet, crossing in rigid formation, their pounding roar approaching in crescendo to an absolute of noise and then receding as they passed the clearing.
    Chapter 8 (12% in)

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