step, gait, meter, tread, clip, speed, pace, fast, rate, stride, speed, pacing, footstep, yard, velocity.
He struck the notes gloriously; but in his hurry he got the tempo
just about twice too slow.
American competition gone, the tempo
of businesslife seemed to run slower and slower.
He whirled her around the room while Yancey increased the tempo
of his music.