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  • adj. Music Larger by a semitone than the corresponding major or perfect interval.

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  • adj. increased in number, amount or strength.
  • adj. increased by a semitone.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of augment.

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  • adj. added to or made greater in amount or number or strength


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