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Definition 1: a vehement and vociferous advocacy of a cause - [noun denoting act]

Samples where drumbeat or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the warmongers kept up their drumbeat on Iraq

(drumbeat is a kind of ...) active support of an idea or cause etc.; especially the act of pleading or arguing for something

Definition 2: (military) the beating of a drum as a signal for lowering the flag at sundown - [noun denoting communication]

(drumbeat is a kind of ...) any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message

"signals from the boat suddenly stopped"

(... is a kind of drumbeat ) a drumbeat or bugle call that signals the military to return to their quarters

(drumbeat belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

Definition 3: the sound made by beating a drum - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for drumbeat in the sense of this definition

(drumbeat is a kind of ...) the sudden occurrence of an audible event

"the sound awakened them"

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