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crescendo
used in Not Without My Daughter

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Definition
a gradual increase in intensity; or the time of maximum intensity — especially in the loudness of music
  • Rolling from rooftop to rooftop, building to a crescendo, engulfing the populace in a hypnotic frenzy, the crushing, debilitating, horrifying chant knifed into my soul.

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