Assonate
Assonate As"so*nate, v. i. [L. assonare, assonatum, to respond to.] To correspond in sound. [1913 Webster]

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  • assonate — verb To correspond in (particularly vowel) sounds. Part of the magic of her poetry was her ability to have her words assonate in the most propitious places …   Wiktionary

  • assonate — as·so·nate …   English syllables

  • assonate — /ˈæsəneɪt/ (say asuhnayt) verb (i) (assonated, assonating) 1. to have corresponding vowel sounds. 2. to use assonance …   Australian English dictionary

  • assonate — verb correspond in vowel sounds; rhyme in assonance The accented vowels assonated in this poem • Derivationally related forms: ↑assonant, ↑assonance • Hypernyms: ↑rhyme, ↑rime • Verb Frames …   Useful english dictionary

  • assonant — adjective 1. having the same sound (especially the same vowel sound) occurring in successive stressed syllables note the assonant words and syllables in tilting at windmills • Similar to: ↑same • Derivationally related forms: ↑assonate,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Old French — Spoken in northern France, parts of Belgium (Wallonia) and Switzerland, England, Ireland, Kingdom of Sicily, Principality of Antioch, Kingdom of Cyprus Extinct evolved into Middle French by the 14th century …   Wikipedia

  • Haroun and the Sea of Stories — Infobox Book name = Haroun and the Sea of Stories title orig = translator = image caption = 1991 Penguin paperback edition cover author = Salman Rushdie illustrator = cover artist = country = United Kingdom language = English series = genre =… …   Wikipedia

  • accord — Synonyms and related words: OK, accede to, accept, acceptance, acclamation, accommodate, accommodate with, accommodation, accord to, accordance, acquiescence, adapt, adapt to, adaptation, adaption, addition, adjunct, adjust, adjust to, adjustment …   Moby Thesaurus

  • atone — Synonyms and related words: accord, answer, appease, assonate, atone for, attune, be harmonious, be in tune, blend, chime, chord, compensate, conciliate, cover, do penance, expiate, fill up, give and take, give satisfaction, harmonize, indemnify …   Moby Thesaurus

  • attune — Synonyms and related words: accommodate, accord, adapt, adjust, adjust to, agree, assimilate, assonate, atone, balance, be harmonious, be in tune, blend, capacitate, chime, chord, compensate, condition, conform, coordinate, counterbalance, cut to …   Moby Thesaurus

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