rising rhythm


noun Prosody.

a rhythmic pattern created by a succession of metrical feet each of which is composed of one accented syllable preceded by one or more unaccented ones.

Nearby words

  1. rising,
  2. rising action,
  3. rising damp,
  4. rising diphthong,
  5. rising hinge,
  6. rising sign,
  7. rising trot,
  8. risk,
  9. risk aversion,
  10. risk capital

Origin of rising rhythm

First recorded in 1920–25

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