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Drumbeat   /drˈəmbˌit/   Listen
Drumbeat

noun
1.
The sound made by beating a drum.  Synonyms: rataplan, rub-a-dub.
2.
(military) the beating of a drum as a signal for lowering the flag at sundown.
3.
A vehement and vociferous advocacy of a cause.






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"Drumbeat" Quotes from Famous Books



... stream through the little valley where their barn was. They crouched in a quarry by the roadside, a straggling, half-naked group, and watched the flashes in the sky northward, where artillery along the lines kept up a continuous hammering drumbeat. Over their heads shells shrieked at two-minute intervals, to explode with a rattling ripping sound in the village on the other side ...
— One Man's Initiation—1917 • John Dos Passos



Words linked to "Drumbeat" :   sign, advocacy, armed services, war machine, military machine, tattoo, military, protagonism, armed forces, sound, signal, signaling



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