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rhythmical

[rith-mi-kuh l]
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adjective
  1. periodic, as motion, or a drumbeat.
  2. having a flowing rhythm.
  3. of or relating to rhythm: an excellent rhythmical sense.

Origin of rhythmical

First recorded in 1560–70; rhythmic + -al1
Related formsrhyth·mi·cal·ly, adverbhy·per·rhyth·mi·cal, adjectivehy·per·rhyth·mi·cal·ly, adverbhy·per·rhyth·mi·cal·ness, nounnon·rhyth·mi·cal, adjectivenon·rhyth·mi·cal·ly, adverbsem·i·rhyth·mi·cal, adjectivesem·i·rhyth·mi·cal·ly, adverbun·rhyth·mi·cal, adjectiveun·rhyth·mi·cal·ly, adverb
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  • There was a colour in the chaplain's cheek and he swayed ever so slightly and rhythmically in his saddle.

    The Long Roll

    Mary Johnston

  • A sort of snort interrupted the snoring which then went on rhythmically as before.

    In Apple-Blossom Time

    Clara Louise Burnham

  • Zollern tapped his cane on the parquet floor, rhythmically, persistently.

  • “The more you give way, the more give you may,” said Mrs Purkis, rhythmically.

    A Little World

    George Manville Fenn

  • When she thought she always tapped on the floor with her right foot, rhythmically.

    H. R.

    Edwin Lefevre