alliteratively
adverb see alliterative

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • alliteratively — alliteration ► NOUN ▪ the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words. DERIVATIVES alliterate verb alliterative adjective alliteratively adverb. ORIGIN Latin, from littera letter …   English terms dictionary

  • alliteratively — adverb in an alliterative manner the early Norse poets wrote alliteratively • Derived from adjective: ↑alliterative …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alliteratively — Alliterative Al*lit er*a*tive (?; 277), a. Pertaining to, or characterized by, alliteration; as, alliterative poetry. {Al*lit er*a*tive*ly}, adv. {Al*lit er*a*tive*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • alliteratively — See alliterative. * * * …   Universalium

  • alliteratively — adverb In an alliterative manner …   Wiktionary

  • alliteratively — adv. in an alliterative manner, through alliteration (use of similar phonetic sounds at the beginning of adjoining words) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • alliteratively — al·lit·er·a·tive·ly …   English syllables

  • alliterative — alliteratively, adv. alliterativeness, n. /euh lit euh ray tiv, euhr euh tiv/, adj. pertaining to or characterized by alliteration: alliterative verse. [1755 65; ALLITERAT(ION) + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Alliterate — Al*lit er*ate, v. i. To compose alliteratively; also, to constitute alliteration. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • alliterate — verb ( ated; ating) Etymology: back formation from alliteration Date: 1776 intransitive verb 1. to form an alliteration 2. to write or speak alliteratively transitive verb to arrange or place so as to make alli …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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