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 for paradiddle
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  paradiddle \paradiddle\ n.
     The sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten rapidly
     and continuously.
     Syn: roll, drum roll.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten
           rapidly and continuously [syn: paradiddle, roll, drum

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  36 Moby Thesaurus words for "paradiddle":
     barrage, beat, beating, drum, drum music, drumbeat, drumfire,
     drumming, flutter, palpitation, patter, pitapat, pitter-patter,
     pound, pounding, pulsation, rat-a-tat, rat-tat, rat-tat-tat,
     rataplan, rattattoo, roll, rub-a-dub, ruff, ruffle, spatter,
     splutter, sputter, staccato, tat-tat, tattoo, throb, throbbing,
     thrum, thumping, tom-tom

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