But if you can get past the predilection for alliteration and the teehee!
I congratulated him on a “well-deserved win” and he commended me my alliteration, smiling profusely all the while.
The reader will note the alliteration of the l's in the third and fourth lines, and the h's in the next two.
The "Cape to Cairo" railroad is another case of alliteration.
The alliteration is without complexity,--a dreary procession of sibilants.
Nikita, surnamed Necator, with a sinister aptness of alliteration!
The origins of alliteration in Germanic verse are lost in the general mass of Germanic origins.
alliteration is nearly the only effect of that kind which the ancients had in common with us.
I did so purely for the sake of alliteration, Ana; and I shall make no further allusion to them.
English poetry has used chiefly rhyme, stress, and alliteration.
1650s, "a begining with the same letter," from Modern Latin alliterationem (nominative alliteratio), noun of action from past participle stem of alliterare "to begin with the same letter," from Latin ad- "to" (see ad-) + littera (also litera) "letter, script" (see letter). Formed on model of obliteration, etc. Related: Alliterational.
The repetition of the beginning sounds of words, as in “Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers,” “long-lived,” “short shrift,” and “the fickle finger of fate.”