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staccato
used in Nineteen Minutes

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

or:

sounds that are short and crisp
  • Patrick heard another staccato of gunshots, and had to restrain himself from running toward them blindly.
    Part 1 (6% in)
  • A staccato kiss, break away, a longer one, his hand slipping under your shirt.
    Part 1 (93% in)

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