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 (ə-lĭt′ə-rā′tĭv, -ər-ə-)
Of, showing, or characterized by alliteration.

al·lit′er·a′tive·ly adv.
al·lit′er·a′tive·ness n.
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in an alliterative manner
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Adv.1.alliteratively - in an alliterative manner; "the early Norse poets wrote alliteratively"
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Premiered at Symphony Hall a few years ago by the CBSO and its Choruses, Jonathan Dove's There was a Child is a wonderful setting of texts ranging alliteratively from William Wordsworth to Walt Whitman.
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