Synonyms

1. alliterate

verb. use alliteration as a form of poetry.

Synonyms

  • rime

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Example sentences of the word alliterate


1. Noun, singular or mass
The words "sit" and "sorrows" alliterate on the first syllable with a hissing sound.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
You might think the words "oppression" and "shame" also alliterate, but actually the "sh" sound in "oppression" does not fall on the stressed syllable.

3. Verb, base form
Yet readers could, in their interpretation of the poem, stress the first syllable, thus causing the two words to alliterate.

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