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crescendo
used in The Giver

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Definition
a gradual increase in intensity; or the time of maximum intensity — especially in the loudness of music
  • They applauded at the final Assignment; but the applause was piecemeal, no longer a crescendo of united enthusiasm.
    p. 59.1
crescendo = maximum intensity
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