Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


And even less than to city sounds do we listen for the cadences in language.

Every Air has (at least) three Cadences, that are all three final.

There was a certain finality in her cadences that repelled all further discussion.

As said before it was a nice voice, and under conditions, full of cadences.

He had theories about most things, and may, for all I know, have had a theory of cadences.

He was anxious to discover the gestures and cadences with which they ought to be delivered.

Many of his cadences are altogether too discordant for modern ears.

No devil can compel me to write only cadences of such a kind.

It rose and fell and quivered and rose again in cadences of horror.

"You dreamed—" She closed her eyes, her ears drank in the cadences of his voice.