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presto

pres·to

presto

 
pronunciation:
pre sto
parts of speech:
adverb, adjective, noun, interjection
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: at a very fast tempo (used as a musical direction).
definition 2: quickly or suddenly.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: in music, fast; quick.
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part of speech: noun
inflections: prestos
definition: a passage, movement, or piece to be played at a very fast tempo.
 
part of speech: interjection
definition: used to announce the accomplishment of something marvelous, as by a magician.
Presto! She has disappeared!