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cadence

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the recurrent pattern formed by a series of sounds having a regular rise and fall in intensity
  • the soothing cadence of the lecturer's voice nearly put me to sleep

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“Cadence.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cadence. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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