Cadence and Swing


Cadence noun - The recurrent pattern formed by a series of sounds having a regular rise and fall in intensity.
Usage example: the soothing cadence of the lecturer's voice nearly put me to sleep
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Synonyms for Cadence

Swing is a synonym for cadence in rhythm topic. In some cases you can use "Swing" instead a noun "Cadence", when it comes to topics like repetition, music. popular alternative

Nearby Word: cadency


Swing noun - Changing location by moving back and forth.

Cadence is a synonym for swing in rhythm topic. You can use "Cadence" instead a noun "Swing", if it concerns topics such as repetition, moving back and forth. popular alternative

Nearby Words: swinging, swinger, swingle

How words are described

old old cadence old swing
heavy heavy cadence heavy swing
great great cadence great swing
slow slow cadence slow swing
Other adjectives: final.
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