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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having the same vowel sound occurring with different consonants in successive words or stressed syllables; Having the same sound (especially the same vowel sound) occurring in successive stressed syllables.

Usage examples (30)
  • While most of today’s assonant end-rhymes seem simply the products of poets’ natural inclinations.
  • Note the assonant words and syllables in `tilting at windmills'
  • And then she realizes that their names are assonant too.
  • But the two people behind the names - are they assonant as well? for more
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