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cadence
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The Scarlet Letter

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Definition rhythm or recurring pattern of sounds or movements
  • The child went singing away, following up the current of the brook, and striving to mingle a more lightsome cadence with its melancholy voice.
    Chapter 16 -- A Forest Walk (85% in)
  • This vocal organ was in itself a rich endowment, insomuch that a listener, comprehending nothing of the language in which the preacher spoke, might still have been swayed to and fro by the mere tone and cadence.
    Chapter 22 -- The Procession (62% in)

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