Definition of cadence:

part of speech: noun

The fall of the voice; musical close; tone.

part of speech: noun

A falling: the fall of the voice at the end of a sentence: tone, sound, modulation.

part of speech: noun

The rise and fall of the voice in reading or speaking; rhythm; a musical run or trill; a uniform time and pace in marching.

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