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riff
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Definition
music:  repeated series of notes that forms the basis or accompaniment of a rock music or jazz composition
  • One of these rapid, high-note riffs that black boys make up as they go while sweeping, shoveling, or just walking along.
    4 — Spring (18% in)

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