1. marked by a rhythmical cadence
    the cadenced crunch of marching feet
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  • The story might have him playing an effete easterner converted into a "real" American by the Old West, or demonstrating manly American virtues in decadent Europe or corrupt Latin America, or good-humoredly asserting American common sense in response to vogues like health faddism or pacifism, but in all these plots he was the exact same wholesome, attractive fellow he had always been. The Silent Superstar
  • Transitions between items were subtly managed — cadential flourishes on the harpsichord let unlike segue into unlike. Times, Sunday Times
  • The rooms are spacious and awash with brocade, satin and crisp white linen, with a decadent fur throw on the bed.
  • It is a cautionary tale with wry observations about our decadent society entwined around a mournful melody. Times, Sunday Times
  • Laughter without air and sunshine becomes morbid, decadent, demoniac. The House Beautiful
  • Long an object of fervent Gnostic and Hermetic speculations, it was now extolled as the ideal type of the human being, and celebrated accordingly in literature and art, especially among the Symbolists and the Decadents.
  • The decadent West does not have many ideological weapons in its armoury but until recently, at least, freedom of speech was one of them.
  • She had little formal education but travelled widely in Europe where her somewhat dramatic taste led to an interest in Italian Mannerism, German Romanticism, Pre-Raphaelitism, and the decadents.
  • Published in 1819, John Polidor's The Vampyre is the tale of a decadent, debauched aristocrat.
  • Fries and slaw, plus decadent garlic butter sauce, also accompany the more than a dozen charbroiled items.
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