rhyme in which either the vowels or the consonants of stressed syllables are identical, as in eyes, light; years, yours.
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poem, poetry, verse, cadence, rhythm, tune, song, beat, couplet, poesy, meter, harmony, measure, ode, doggerel, rune, alliteration, half-rhyme
- slant board,
- slant culture,
- slant front,
- slant height,
Also called half rhyme, imperfect rhyme, near rhyme, oblique rhyme, off rhyme.
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prosody another term for half-rhyme
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