Examples of drumbeat in a Sentence
I could hear the drumbeat of a parade down the street.
a dizzying drumbeat of interviews in the hours following her winning of the Academy Award
Recent Examples of drumbeat from the Web
However, what hasn't changed is the steady drumbeat of activists who have made eliminating Wahoo their signature protest issue.
Over the last several weeks, there’s been a steady drumbeat of reports that Apple’s iPhone X is a loser.
There’s been a steady drumbeat of news and discussion about the cars, as well as legislative efforts to regulate them.
With the drumbeat about North Korea's nuclear program, PopMech recently decided to consider the question of whether those fallout shelters from the 1960s would actually protect you.
The breakneck pace of these readings gives the events of each play a drumbeat not only of urgency but of inevitability.
Kissinger and Nixon worried that the domestic drumbeat for withdrawal would give Hanoi and incentive to stonewall in negotiations.
For its part, the U.S. military has been running hard abroad and at home, shouldering the burden of two regional wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, stepped up tension in the Pacific, and a steady drumbeat of deployments around the world.
Which leads me to an incessant drumbeat of late: the need for a shot clock in Oregon.
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First Known Use of drumbeat
Synonymsblitz, blitzkrieg, bombardment, cannonade, barrage, drumfire, flurry, fusillade, hail, salvo, shower, storm, volley
Related Wordsbroadside, earful; avalanche, burst, cataclysm, cataract, deluge, discharge, engulfment, flood, flood tide, flush, gush, inundation, outburst, outflow, outpouring, overflow, rash, spate, surge, torrent; current, river, stream, tide; excess, glut, overabundance, overage, overkill, overmuch, oversupply, superabundance, superfluity, surfeit, surplus
Near Antonymsdribble, drip, trickle
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