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cadential

[key-den-shuh l] /keɪˈdɛn ʃəl/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or constituting a musical cadence.
Origin of cadential
1875-1880
1875-80; see cadence, -ial; modeled on substance, substantial
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  • In measure 71 we have a piquant closing theme which ends in the "good old way" with some rather formal groups of cadential chords.

    Music: An Art and a Language Walter Raymond Spalding

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