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  1. cadence

    • IPA[ˈkeɪdns]

    英式

    • n.
      a modulation or inflection of the voice;a rhythmical effect in written text
    • noun: cadence, plural noun: cadences

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a modulation or inflection of the voice his measured cadences never convey the character's underlying passion
    • a rhythmical effect in written text the dry cadences of the essay
    • a fall in pitch of the voice at the end of a phrase or sentence.
    • rhythm the thumping cadence of the engines
    • 2. a sequence of notes or chords comprising the close of a musical phrase the final cadences of the Prelude