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
How to use assonance in a sentence
Most of it is in the difficult assonant or vowel rhyme, hardly ever previously attempted in our language.Poems|Denis Florence MacCarthy
Bel crouches—as men have crouched to Bel; Nebo cowers—a stronger verb than crouches, but assonant to it, like cower to crouch.The Expositor's Bible|George Adam Smith
It is written in the assonant, or vowel rhyme, that was universal among European nations in the early stage of their civilization.
The versification is careless; when rhyme hampered the poet he dropped it, and used instead the assonant rhyme.
I observed no instance of the assonant rhyme; but there are several glosses, or, in the Portuguese word, grosas.