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staccato
used in The Magic Mountain

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

or:

sounds that are short and crisp
  • With the most charming, cool precision in her staccato, a soprano warbled and trilled an aria from La Traviata.
    7.7 - Fullness of Harmony (16% in)

There are no more uses of "staccato" in The Magic Mountain.

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