Definition of 'ostinato'
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A favourite move is to team a delicate melody with a rippling bass ostinato that gradually swells in intensity. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Few conductors today capture both the insistent ostinato violence of the score and the heartfelt lyrical thread woven through it as Rattle does. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Those trademark ostinatos can become overwhelming, but when the band hit their stride, the results are nothing less than exhilarating. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Used Rarely. ostinato is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of ostinato from the Collins English Dictionary
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