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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
Example sentences from the Web for assonance
For purposes of assonance little use is made of words accented on a syllable preceding the antepenult.Legends, Tales and Poems|Gustavo Adolfo Becquer
Not being able to preserve the assonance, I have dropped the greater part of his title.Russian Fairy Tales|W. R. S. Ralston
The substitution of exact rhyme for assonance in his lines would double the already immense merit of his work.Writings in the United Amateur, 1915-1922|Howard Phillips Lovecraft
Thus in the Chanson de Roland (eleventh century) we find the verses of each laisse, or strophe, bound together by assonance.English Verse|Raymond MacDonald Alden, Ph.D.
It is, we might say, a rhythm of thought, an assonance of feeling.Music in the History of the Western Church|Edward Dickinson