rhythm


rhythm
noun
ADJECTIVE
fast, slow
constant, good, perfect, regular, steady

the steady rhythm of his heartbeat

abnormal, irregular, staccato
complex, intricate
syncopated
strong
easy

Cleaning up the house in the morning fell into an easy rhythm.

natural, normal

part of the natural rhythm of life

driving, insistent, pounding, pulsating
African, dance, Latin, reggae, samba, etc.
biological, body, circadian

My body rhythms had not yet adapted to the ten-hour time difference.

cardiac, heart
daily

changes to our daily rhythms

hypnotic
VERB + RHYTHM
develop, fall into, get into, settle into

She soon settled into a regular rhythm.

have
lack
create, make

Her feet made a steady rhythm as she walked.

find, get

Williams is having trouble finding her rhythm on the serve.

follow

The movie follows the rhythms of a year on the farm.

keep, maintain
break, disrupt

Try to disrupt your opponent's rhythm.

lose
beat, beat out, clap, tap out

Her pencil tapped out a staccato rhythm on the desk top.

clap to

Clap to the rhythm of th music.

RHYTHM + NOUN
section

the band's rhythm section

PREPOSITION
in (a) rhythm

He was snapping his fingers in rhythm.

to a/the rhythm

I found myself swaying to the rhythm of the music.

with a/the rhythm

I like music with a good rhythm.

rhythm in

There's rhythm in her movements.

PHRASES
a lack of rhythm
a sense of rhythm

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