Sentence Examples


  • The sound began as light pecks on the window, and quickly grew to a crescendo of crashing rocks.
  • Incomplete as was his career - he was not quite thirty-two - his life was cut short in a crescendo of all its nobler elements.
  • This was a yet further cause of the equating of the two parts of the sacred volume, which went on with an imperceptible crescendo through the first three quarters of the 2nd century, and by the last quarter was fairly complete.
  • A roar rose like in a great crescendo from the crowd.
  • A banner rolls down an office block and the cheering reaches a deafening crescendo.

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