con brio

[kon bree-oh, kohn; Italian kawn bree-aw]
with vigor; vivaciously (used as a musical direction).

1890–95; < Italian Unabridged
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con brio (kɒn ˈbriːəʊ)
adj, —adv
music (to be performed) with liveliness or spirit, as in the phrase allegro con brio
[Italian: with energy]

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Example sentences
With a salad and a simple dessert, this is a weeknight menu con brio.
They can write con brio, or con schmaltz, as the occasion demands.
It tells all the old stories of imperial heroism con brio and takes the political and moral argument of imperialism for granted.
The writing is all in the same key, and strictly molto con brio.
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