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synonyms for alliterative

  • boring
  • redundant
  • repetitive
  • dull
  • echoic
  • iterant
  • iterative
  • long-winded
  • plangent
  • pleonastic
  • prolix
  • recapitulatory
  • reiterative
  • repeating
  • resonant
  • tautological
  • verbose
  • windy
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antonyms for alliterative

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  • concise
  • simple
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How to use alliterative in a sentence

Every alliterative couplet had two accented syllables, containing the same initial consonants, one in each of the two sections.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 1 OF 4: A-D)VARIOUS
Schipper sees in it a mixture of septenaries, alexandrines, and alliterative verse.
SELECTIONS FROM EARLY MIDDLE ENGLISH 1130-1250: PART II: NOTESVARIOUS
Moreover the alliterative element is considerable; the poet starts with two perfect lines, and ll.
SELECTIONS FROM EARLY MIDDLE ENGLISH 1130-1250: PART II: NOTESVARIOUS
It is written, like all old Teutonic work of the kind, in alliterative unrhymed rhythm.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 9, SLICE 6VARIOUS
The light rippling melody of this stanza is due, in considerable measure, to its fine alliterative structure.
ELEMENTARY GUIDE TO LITERARY CRITICISMF. V. N. PAINTER
In the same book are also specimens of alliterative French verses.
RELIQUES OF ANCIENT ENGLISH POETRY, VOLUME II (OF 3)THOMAS PERCY
The short prayer ascribed to Ninine or to Fiacc is a highly alliterative piece without rhyme, the date of which cannot be fixed.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 5VARIOUS
As Langland was not the first, so neither was he the last that used this alliterative species of versification.
RELIQUES OF ANCIENT ENGLISH POETRY, VOLUME II (OF 3)THOMAS PERCY
The alliterative metre was no less popular among the old Scottish poets, than with their brethren on this side the Tweed.
RELIQUES OF ANCIENT ENGLISH POETRY, VOLUME II (OF 3)THOMAS PERCY
Thus have we traced the alliterative measure so low as the sixteenth century.
RELIQUES OF ANCIENT ENGLISH POETRY, VOLUME II (OF 3)THOMAS PERCY
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WORDS RELATED TO ALLITERATIVE

  • alliterative
  • boring
  • dull
  • echoic
  • iterant
  • iterative
  • long-winded
  • plangent
  • pleonastic
  • prolix
  • recapitulatory
  • redundant
  • reiterative
  • repeating
  • repetitive
  • resonant
  • tautological
  • verbose
  • windy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.