Examples of percussive in a Sentence
The song had a punchy, percussive rhythm.
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Unaccompanied voices fluttered in the total darkness, quietly singing, trilling, and laying down a percussive beat of crunches and clicks.
By Carrie Arnold PUBLISHED April 3, 2018 In the never-ending symphony of the sea, there's a standout among the percussive pings of bottlenose dolphins and the plaintive calls of humpback whales.
In the Civil Rights movement and today with Black Lives Matter, there is always singing, chanting, and percussive sounds.
Then, at 2:50 in the afternoon, there was a percussive noise, then another.
Here is a photo of Donald J. Trump beneath the percussive ripple of a tennis ball hitting a racket: Here is what Google says: Analysis: Two for two.
King’s anger became the percussive partner to his more famous hope — and to his sorrow.
In the never-ending symphony of the sea, there's a standout among the percussive pings of bottlenose dolphins and the plaintive calls of humpback whales.
Underwater noise recorded by the hydrophones – including whistles, pulsed calls and percussive sounds – indicated there was probably ramming happening beneath the surface as well, Towers said.
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Definition of percussive for English Language Learners
: of or relating to a percussion instrument or to the sounds that a percussion instrument makes
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