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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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scherzoscher‧zo /ˈskeətsəʊ $ ˈskertsoʊ/ noun (plural scherzos) [countable]  APMa happy piece of music that is meant to be played quickly
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scherzoThey also found the filigree lightness necessary for the Octet scherzo.The point at which a minuet is no longer a minuet, but becomes a waltz or scherzo, is ultimately indefinable.Miguel and I danced the scherzo together.The scherzo resumes the sense of not-so-contained violence; and the Presto finale is taken at a dangerously fast pace.
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