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But if you can get past the predilection for alliteration and the teehee!

I congratulated him on a “well-deserved win” and he commended me my alliteration, smiling profusely all the while.

No attempt is made to preserve alliteration or archaic diction.

You are familiar with the term "alliteration," and know that it is a favourite device of cheap journalism.

This has the right swing, and its slightly faulty alliteration could easily be mended, yet Saint Juliana is not verse.

Holthausen restores alliteration by substituting colde for winter.

Haec frumenta legit, si comperit; ordea spernit, T. finde ge, if she find: cleche for finde would restore the alliteration.


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On this page you'll find 117 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to alliteration, such as: adumbration, allegory, allusion, analogue, analogy, and anaphora.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.