assonate


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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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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?, even Jean-Paul Sartre's The Flies (character's names reflect their essence).
Each versus consists of several lines which end in the same sound (i.e., they either assonate or rhyme).