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adv. & adj. Music
Slowing gradually. Used chiefly as a direction.

[Italian, present participle of lentare, to make slow, from lento, slow; see lento.]
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slowing down
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Lentando iyovezwa okhethweni lwempela ngezikhathi ezithile oluyoba ujikelele futhi lufane ndawozonke.