perfect rhyme

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perfect rhyme

n.
1. Rhyme in which the final accented vowel and all succeeding consonants or syllables are identical, while the preceding consonants are different, for example, great, late; rider, beside her; dutiful, unbeautiful. Also called full rhyme, true rhyme.
2. Rime riche.

perfect rhyme

n
1. (Poetry) Also called: full rhyme rhyme between words in which the stressed vowels and any succeeding consonants are identical although the consonants preceding the stressed vowels may be different, as between part/hart or believe/conceive
2. (Poetry) a rhyme between two words that are pronounced the same although differing in meaning, as in bough/bow
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