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adv. Music
With motion or animation. Used chiefly as a direction.

[Italian, past participle of muovere, to move, from Latin movēre; see meuə- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Music, other) music to be performed with rapidity. See also meno mosso
[Italian, past participle of muovere to move]
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