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{adj: cadenced, cadent} marked by a rhythmical cadence
"the cadenced crunch of marching feet"

{adj: chantlike, intoned, singsong} uttered in a monotonous cadence or rhythm as in chanting
"their chantlike intoned prayers"
"a singsong manner of speaking"

{adj: double-quick} (of a marching cadence) very quick

{adj: masculine} (music or poetry) ending on an accented beat or syllable
"a masculine cadence"
"the masculine rhyme of `annoy, enjoy'"

{n: cadence, cadency} a recurrent rhythmical series

{n: cadence} the close of a musical section

{n: meter, metre, measure, beat, cadence} (prosody) the accent in a metrical foot of verse

{n: piaffe} a cadenced trot executed by the horse in one spot

{n: plagal cadence, amen cadence} a cadence (frequently ending church music) in which the chord of the subdominant precedes the chord of the tonic


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