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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A repetition of the same sound in writing, especially poetry, in order to make a special effect.

Usage examples (32)
  • Greg grunted gruffly as he tried to learn how to use an alliteration.
  • Because ‘Mat Leave Monday’ has alliteration, and the word alliteration is grown-up and thinky.
  • If he was related to these kings, that would be consistent with but is not proved by the name alliteration and his position of authority.
  • Or you go with the first syllable, last name alliteration and options such as.... for more
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