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adv.adj. & n.
Variant of sforzando.
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adj, adv, n
(Classical Music) another word for sforzando
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(sfɔrtˈsɑn doʊ)

also forzando

adj., adv. Music.
with force; emphatically.
[1795–1805; < Italian, ger. of sforzare to show strength]
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with strong accents
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