tempo

Part of speech: noun

Time.

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Usage examples "tempo":

  1. Next came the flashing of Hiram's lantern, and the tromp, tromp, tromp, in much quicker tempo than usual, of Hiram's heavy boots. - "More Jonathan Papers", Elisabeth Woodbridge.
  2. Brisk music played on pearly little keys, In tempo with the witching melodies Love in the ardent heart repeating goes. - "Poems of Paul Verlaine", Paul Verlaine.
  3. Its colour is hectic; its tempo feverish. - "Aspects of Literature", J. Middleton Murry.