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1. cadence

noun. ['ˈkeɪdəns'] (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse.

Synonyms

  • prosody
  • beat
  • common measure
  • common meter
  • foot
  • metrical unit
  • meter
  • rhythmic pattern
  • scansion
  • metrical foot
  • measure
  • poetic rhythm
  • metre

Antonyms

  • standard
  • nonstandard
  • criticize

Etymology

  • cadence (French)
  • cadenza (Italian)

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2. cadence

noun. ['ˈkeɪdəns'] the close of a musical section.

Synonyms

  • amen cadence
  • musical passage
  • plagal cadence

Antonyms

  • rested
  • ride
  • subtract
  • head

Etymology

  • cadence (French)
  • cadenza (Italian)

3. cadence

noun. ['ˈkeɪdəns'] a recurrent rhythmical series.

Synonyms

  • rhythmicity

Antonyms

  • refresh
  • stand still

Etymology

  • cadence (French)
  • cadenza (Italian)
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