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1. Having cadence or rhythm.
2. Archaic Falling, as water or tears.
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1. having cadence; rhythmic
2. archaic falling; descending
[C16: from Latin cadēns falling, from cadere to fall]
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1. having cadence.
2. Archaic. falling.
[1580–90; < Latin cadent-, s. of cadēns, present participle of cadere to fall]
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|Adj.||1.||cadent - marked by a rhythmical cadence; "the cadenced crunch of marching feet"|
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