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assonate

(ˈæsəˌneɪt)
vb
(Phonetics & Phonology) to display assonance or match in sound
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Verb1.assonate - correspond in vowel sounds; rhyme in assonance; "The accented vowels assonated in this poem"
rime, rhyme - be similar in sound, especially with respect to the last syllable; "hat and cat rhyme"
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assonate

[ˈæsəneɪt] VIasonar
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The last words of the tale assonate with Prospero's '.
charts will be useful for medieval scholars as well, who will recognize the similar style of medieval commentaries, which involves a kind of lexico-syntactic associative echoing, at once ornamental and magical, that fits words together that iterate, alliterate or assonate in order to stress the mutual relationship of their nomen and essentia--phenomena seen in texts as diverse as Beowulf, Welsh alliterative poetry, the 14th century Chide moralise?
CHRIS BIRD'S WORK INSPIRED BY THE TREASURE DYLAN THOMAS' WORD LIST Above the gull-strewn, sand-duned bay Where water rip-curls, spurting spray At sullen skies that threaten rain, He crumples paper; tries again Lighting his umpteenth cigarette, Sifting thesaurus and alphabet, He aspirates and assonates as he inscribes The creamy page with blue word-tribes Striving, in the ever-creeping gloom Of his womb-like, tomb-like room, Though brain-wracked and battle-scarred, To be THE poet; THE bard