Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. Music In a tempestuous and vigorous manner. Used chiefly as a direction.

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  • adv. To be played rapidly and with passion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • With great force or vigor; vehemently.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Furious; vehement: used in music.
  • n. A violent, raging, furious person.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Italian, from Latin furiōsus, furious; see furious.

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