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noun Prosody.

rhyme in which either the vowels or the consonants of stressed syllables are identical, as in eyes, light; years, yours.

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On the farm, the feed for chicks is significantly different from the roosters’; ______ not even comparable.
Also called half rhyme, imperfect rhyme, near rhyme, oblique rhyme, off rhyme .
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slant rhyme

noun

prosody another term for half-rhyme
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