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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpercussiveper‧cus‧sive /pəˈkʌsɪv $ pər-/ adjective [usually before noun]  relating to or sounding like percussion instruments On the piano such chords have a fine percussive effect.
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percussiveIt will give that tight West Coast strum with the bass strings becoming almost percussive.On the piano such chords have a fine percussive effect.Matthew had acquired a tank which trundled over the carpet emitting small but sharp percussive explosions accompanied by a shower of sparks.Yet beneath the percussive noise, you sense the conflict's essential squalor.It was all coming back, a fury of whiteness rushing against my head with violent percussive rage.There are four pianos in the pit, two with sheets of paper laid across the strings to produce dull percussive sounds.Its special force of percussive tone helps to define musical entries and mark changes of tempo.While the others played raging bottleneck guitar and favoured rough, percussive voices, Hooker was on to another tip.
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