Definition and Meanings for assonances
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Part of Speech of assonances
Etymology of assonances
Meaning of assonances
- resemblance of sound.
- a peculiar species of rhyme, in which the last accented vowel and those which follow it in one word correspond in sound with the vowels of another word, while the consonants of the two words are unlike in sound; as, calamo and platano, baby and chary.
- incomplete correspondence.