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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n- A rhythmic sequence or flow of sounds in language; A falling inflection of the voice in reading or speaking.

Usage examples (35)
  • The dialogue, which ducks and jabs in cadences distinct to the Italian-American vernacular, spits forth like inchoate poetry.
  • He once said he used 700 word cadences repeted in succession to biuld a dramatic and emotional effect.
  • Stewart and Robert Pattinson have begun to murmur in precisely the same cadences, which is to say, with no cadence at all!
  • Ionian cadences floated out from the roofless Odeum. for more
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