Synonyms for cadenced

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Verses, rhymes, lines metrical and cadenced—those are my dissipation.

A volume of poems, lines metrical and cadenced; something by a sound Victorian.

While still very young, he has often cadenced their steps to the chords of his piano.

A few minutes in cadenced marching and then the command, “Rout step–March!”

A voice—the soft, cadenced voice of the negro—addressed him.

The step was rhythmic, cadenced, and undulating; the whole form swayed by graceful wavings and harmonious balancings.

Men pay it for a tender phrase Set in a cadenced rhyme: I keep it as a crown of praise To crown the kings of time.

He then put his fingers in his mouth, and imitated with rare skill the soft and cadenced note of the maukawis.

"T'e most beautiful—voman—in t'e vorld," he went on in a slow, cadenced whisper.

The fresh morning breeze flutters gently through the tall grass, which it bends by its light and cadenced movements.

WORD ORIGIN

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.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CADENCED

metrical

adjectiverhythmical
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