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Assonance

Definition

A repetition of vowel sounds within syllables with changing consonants.

[n] the repetition of similar vowels in the stressed syllables of successive words

Example

  • Hear the mellow wedding bells. — Edgar Allan Poe
  • Try to light the fire.
  • Rumbling thunder
  • He gave a nod to the officer with the pocket.
  • Mankind can handle most hassles.
  • Tilting at windmills
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    Synonyms

    vowel rhyme