The cadenced crunch of marching feet. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
Adjective : the cadenced steps of marching troops. From Dictionary.com.
Noun : the cadence of language. ,The chorus line danced in rapid cadence. ,the frenetic cadence of modern life. From Dictionary.com.
In lengthened whispers melting into cadenced murmurs. From Wordnik.com. [The Recent Revolution in Organ Building Being an Account of Modern Developments] Reference
Narval's pudgy fists resumed their cadenced pounding. From Wordnik.com. [The Universe — or Nothing] Reference
And beneath his lines he wrote these cadenced sentences. From Wordnik.com. [The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night] Reference
The bitter strophes of this lament seem to be cadenced by the. From Wordnik.com. [Une Vie] Reference
Attuned to the sway of your cadenced voice, as a harp to the wooing wind. From Wordnik.com. [The Path of Dreams Poems] Reference
It is not difficult for an experienced writer to compose a cadenced sentence. From Wordnik.com. ['Proust's Way?': An Exchange] Reference
Lush, cadenced and often disconcerting, this is an accomplished first effort. From Wordnik.com. [Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: Book summary] Reference
Here you have in place of one mean little word a well-cadenced phrase of ten. From Wordnik.com. [Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 156, March 5, 1919] Reference
The words just came to her, falling from her lips in cadenced, rational statements. From Wordnik.com. [Ship Of Destiny]
"T'e most beautiful -- voman -- in t'e vorld," he went on in a slow, cadenced whisper. From Wordnik.com. [The Bacillus of Beauty A Romance of To-day] Reference
Without warning her voice changed to a rhythmic, cadenced chant that was almost a song. From Wordnik.com. [The Lani People] Reference
High-pitched, artificially cadenced nonsense punctuated by the occasional polite titter. From Wordnik.com. [The Wizard Of London]
She tells us that "it is not difficult for an experienced writer to compose a cadenced sentence.". From Wordnik.com. ['Proust's Way?': An Exchange] Reference
I could try saying that 100 times and not make it come out as perfectly cadenced as Palin did it. From Wordnik.com. [Rambles at starchamber.com » Blog Archive » Visualizing soccer] Reference
Operating within the broader area of fiction, he was to retain the cadenced precision of the poet. From Wordnik.com. [James Joyce] Reference
Obama's good looks and charisma and cadenced speechifying cannot help but remind one of John Kennedy. From Wordnik.com. [Can Obama Bridge America's Wall of Ignominy] Reference
"The basic line of good verse is cadenced . . . built around the natural breath structures of speech.". From Wordnik.com. [Archive 2009-05-01] Reference
He rounds himself and gives you these amazing cadenced trots and canters, and it feels spectacularly huge. From Wordnik.com. [great scott] Reference
"Quindlen is in classic form, with strong characters and precisely cadenced prose that builds in intensity.". From Wordnik.com. [Every Last One by Anna Quindlen: Book summary] Reference
Surely this passage is just as cadenced, just as precise and as evocatively creepy as it was when O'Connor wrote it. From Wordnik.com. [Signature Elements] Reference
At length, however, his forehead grew serene and he went towards the Rue de Richelieu with sublime and cadenced step. From Wordnik.com. [Balzac] Reference
'Written in dense, cadenced prose,' says Locus, and sorry, but I don't know what cadenced means either, but it sounds OK. From Wordnik.com. [Archive 2004-11-01] Reference
Coming out from lunch with Helmut at the MENSA (a kind of student union/cafeteria), I heard cadenced yelling and whistles. From Wordnik.com. [Protest! Violence! Chaos!] Reference
(One might well argue that the human sounds are themselves already more homogenous, more shaped and cadenced, than the animal sounds.). From Wordnik.com. [The 'Power of Sound' and the Great Scheme of Things: Wordsworth Listens to Wordsworth] Reference
If only Obama's cadenced, pied-piper rhetoric were equivalent to backbone on the foreign policy front, and cash on the domestic front. From Wordnik.com. [On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...] Reference
I got Elle into her perfect, cadenced, hypnotic, rocking-horse canter, and despite my various infirmities, I felt like I could stay there all day. From Wordnik.com. [Yatima » 2009 » April] Reference
The same authority thinks that the idea of calling out "Blaine -- Blaine -- James G. Blaine!" in cadenced measure after the manner of the drill-sergeants. From Wordnik.com. [The Child and Childhood in Folk-Thought Studies of the Activities and Influences of the Child Among Primitive Peoples, Their Analogues and Survivals in the Civilization of To-Day] Reference
The reader's cadenced voice blended with the song of a thrush. From Wordnik.com. [The Odd Women] Reference
Verses, rhymes, lines metrical and cadenced -- those are my dissipation. From Wordnik.com. [Penrod] Reference
(Barcelona b3) CPUs cadenced at 1.9 GHz (nope, not the fastest by any means). From Wordnik.com. [Softpedia News - Global] Reference
A volume of poems, lines metrical and cadenced; something by a sound Victorian. From Wordnik.com. [Penrod] Reference
While still very young, he has often cadenced their steps to the chords of his piano. From Wordnik.com. [Life of Chopin] Reference
The step was rhythmic, cadenced, and undulating; the whole form swayed by graceful wavings and harmonious balancings. From Wordnik.com. [Life of Chopin] Reference
All the arms, extended and raised, agitate themselves in the air, rise or fall with pretty, cadenced motions following the oscillations of bodies. From Wordnik.com. [Ramuntcho] Reference
The eye finds in this order, in the periodical return of the same forms, what the ear distinguishes in the cadenced succession of sounds and concords. From Wordnik.com. [Personal Narrative of Travels to the Equinoctial Regions of America, During the Year 1799-1804 — Volume 2] Reference
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