Cadenced



having or marked by a rhythmical cadence:
the cadenced steps of marching troops.
rhythmic flow of a sequence of sounds or words:
the cadence of language.
(in free verse) a rhythmic pattern that is nonmetrically structured.
the beat, rate, or measure of any rhythmic movement:
The chorus line danced in rapid cadence.
the flow or rhythm of events, especially the pattern in which something is experienced:
the frenetic cadence of modern life.
a slight falling in pitch of the voice in speaking or reading, as at the end of a declarative sentence.
the general modulation of the voice.
Music. a sequence of notes or chords that indicates the momentary or complete end of a composition, section, phrase, etc.
to make rhythmical.
Historical Examples

Melomaniacs James Huneker
Penrod Booth Tarkington
Blackbeard: Buccaneer Ralph D. Paine
Penrod Booth Tarkington
The Enemies of Women Vicente Blasco Ibez
Life of Chopin Franz Liszt
Metapsychical Phenomena J. Maxwell
Aces Up Covington Clarke
Balzac Frederick Lawton
Cheerful–By Request Edna Ferber

noun (pl) -dences, -dencies
the beat or measure of something rhythmic
a fall in the pitch of the voice, as at the end of a sentence
modulation of the voice; intonation
a rhythm or rhythmic construction in verse or prose; measure
the close of a musical phrase or section
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