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noun as in beat, accent of sound, music

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Bright light is what keeps our circadian rhythms in good order.

The steady, entrancing rhythms are a well-established motif in dramatizations of the American war in Vietnam.

Jim Campbell: Rhythms of Perception is on display at the Museum of Moving Image in Astoria until June 15.

You would need to go back to the 19th century to find rhythms in popular music with so little syncopation.

But when whole careers are now staked on micro-sized melodies and formulaic rhythms, the lawsuits are bound to proliferate.

Rarely indeed are his rhythms uniform, while they frequently shift from line to line.

Strange involuntary rhythms swung through my spirit and body.

The latter is a composition of the literary German with dialectic forms, and his rhythms are halting, his ideas one-sided.

Everything she heard wandered off into melodies, melted into harmonies, divided itself up into rhythms.

Of course scales must be carefully studied, with various accents, rhythms and tonal dynamics; arpeggios also.


On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rhythms, such as: pattern, tempo, flow, pulse, swing, and cadence.

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