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falling rhythm

noun, Prosody.
1.
a rhythmic pattern created by the succession of metrical feet each of which is composed of one accented syllable followed by one or more unaccented syllables.
Also called descending rhythm.
Origin of falling rhythm
1915-1920
1915-20
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