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rhythm

noun

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the recurrent pattern formed by a series of sounds having a regular rise and fall in intensity
  • the steady rhythm of the rain falling on the roof

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The first known use of rhythm was in 1560

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rhyming

rhythm

rhythmic

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“Rhythm.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rhythm. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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