rising rhythm

noun

Definition of rising rhythm

: rhythm with stress occurring regularly on the last syllable of each foot — compare falling rhythm

First Known Use of rising rhythm

1881, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rising rhythm was in 1881

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“Rising rhythm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rising%20rhythm. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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