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motoric

[moh-tawr-ik, -tor-] /moʊˈtɔr ɪk, -ˈtɒr-/
adjective
1.
motor (def 11).
2.
(of music or musical performance) full of movement or energy.
Origin of motoric
1925-1930
1925-30; motor + -ic
Related forms
motorically, adverb
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  • The Thorax is going to house the 'motoric organs' of The Brain.

    The Brain Alexander Blade
  • Pg 38 paralysis of the motoric centres which control the fingers.

    Piano Playing Josef Hofmann

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