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cadence
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  • The voice, made plaintive by distance and by the singer’s hoarseness, faintly illuminated the cadence of the air with words expressing grief: O, the rain falls on my heavy locks And the dew wets my skin, My babe lies cold….

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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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