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Sunday, January 13, 2013

eurhythmic

\yoo-RITH-mik\ , adjective;
1.
Characterized by a pleasing rhythm; harmoniously ordered or proportioned.
2.
Of or pertaining to eurhythmics.
Quotes:
They were eurhythmic athletes, proud as archers, discus or javelin throwers embraced by the strong sun of the archipelago.
-- Severo Sarduy, Beach Birds
A melody in the air was eurhythmic, and this expanse of resplendent light encompassed me, even though I was deep into nervous overload.
-- Robert P. Covelli, Tom Fool & Three More
Origin:
Eurhythmic came from the Greek word eurythmía which meant "good proportion, gracefulness."
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