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appassionato

[uh-pah-see-uh-nah-toh, uh-pash-uh-; Italian ahp-pahs-syaw-nah-taw] /əˌpɑ si əˈnɑ toʊ, əˌpæʃ ə-; Italian ɑpˌpɑs syɔˈnɑ tɔ/
adjective, Music.
1.
impassioned; with passion or strong feeling.
Origin
< Italian; see ap-1, passion, -ate1
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appassionato

/əˌpæsjəˈnɑːtəʊ/
adjective, adverb
1.
(music) (to be performed) in an impassioned manner
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