vig·o·ro·so(vĭg′ə-rō′sō, -zō, vē′gə-)
adv. & adj. Music
With emphasis and spirit. Used chiefly as a direction.
[Italian, from Medieval Latin vigōrōsus, from Latin vigor, vigor; see vigor.]
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(of a piece of music) to be played emphatically
(Classical Music) emphatically
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