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as•so•nance



Pronunciation: (as'u-nuns), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/assonance.html on line 81 [key]
n.
1. resemblance of sounds.
2. Also called vowel rhyme. Pros.rhyme in which the same vowel sounds are used with different consonants in the stressed syllables of the rhyming words, as in penitent and reticence.
3. partial agreement or correspondence.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/assonance.html on line 139 assonance (Thesaurus)
  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/assonance.html on line 141 assonance (Encyclopedia)

 

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