cadences

plural of cadence
as in rhythms
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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“Cadences.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cadences. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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