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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A vehement and vociferous advocacy of a cause; (military) the sound of a percussion instrument as a signal for lowering the flag at sundown; The sound made by striking the membrane of a cylindrical percussion instrument.

Usage examples (36)
  • The warmongers kept up their drumbeat on Iraq
  • This is a strategic narrative - part of a long-term drumbeat designed to bring identity
  • But from where my ears reside, the only constant racist drumbeat is UVA endorsed white hate from the mouth of M. Rick Turner.
  • I don't recall a drumbeat of Obama messages to that effect, though it's true. for more
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