Synonyms for cadence
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CADENCE
I have brought men to dress you in a cadence; these kinds of suits are put on with ceremony.
It regulated the juxtaposition of sounds and the cadence of sentences.
May again sighed, and with a tremor in the cadence that was almost a sob.
All his yearnings were fanned to flame by the cadence of her voice and the softness of her eyes.
It will be remarked that it is so free that there is no cadence that any musician could find.
They consisted of a few chanted words, with a cadence and a long yodl.
Troops must never cross a bridge in cadence,—that is, the men must not be in step.
To resume the cadence step in quick time, the instructor commands: 1.
There was something in the cadence which sent a chill over him.
There was a cadence in these three words to which she bowed her head.
late 14c., "flow of rhythm in verse or music," from Middle French cadence, from Old Italian cadenza "conclusion of a movement in music," literally "a falling," from Vulgar Latin *cadentia, from neuter plural of Latin cadens, present participle of cadere "to fall" (see case (n.1)). In 16c., sometimes used literally for "an act of falling." A doublet of chance (n.).