Perfect cadence


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Related to Perfect cadence: plagal cadence, Imperfect cadence
(Mus.) a complete and satisfactory close in harmony, as upon the tonic preceded by the dominant.

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Ellie learns that her rival for the lead role, the perfect Cadence Kohdean, doesn't have to be her enemy.
As seven sober-faced military pallbearers in dress uniforms stepped in perfect cadence, carrying Lengstorf in his flag-cloaked casket down the center aisle, a young child wailed softly.
The fact that Bronze and Gold is brimming over with foot-tapping melodies and songs with almost perfect cadence is no accident.