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cadence
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Gulliver's Travels
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  • At length one of them called out in a clear, polite, smooth dialect, not unlike in sound to the Italian: and therefore I returned an answer in that language, hoping at least that the cadence might be more agreeable to his ears.
  • Then he neighed three or four times, but in so different a cadence, that I almost began to think he was speaking to himself, in some language of his own.

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  • The sound of the waves crashing on the shore had a comforting cadence.
  • She speaks with a halting, mumbled cadence.

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