Origin of assonance
OTHER WORDS FROM assonanceas·so·nant, adjective, nounas·so·nan·tal [as-uh-nan-tl], /ˌæs əˈnæn tl/, as·so·nan·tic, adjectivenon·as·so·nance, nounnon·as·so·nant, adjective, noun
Words nearby assonance
How to use assonance in a sentence
Max Fish and Snow are wed by more than their iambic assonance.
Sometimes they enshrine a pun or a conceit, or depend for their aptness upon an assonance.Chapters on Jewish Literature|Israel Abrahams
Assonance, in poetry, a term used when the terminating words of lines have the same vowel sound but make no proper rhyme.
It is written in stanzas of various length, bound together by the vowel-rhyme known as assonance.