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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONSONANCE

It was quite in consonance with his desires and his practices.

The latter supposition is more in consonance with the word appointed.

The consonance came of itself, and ideas were born of the rhymes.

But the decision of the Church seems most in consonance with her feelings.

But this does not seem in consonance with the Aristotelian use of these terms.

There are giants, but they are introduced moderately and equipped in consonance.

Everything was in consonance with my mood; everything seemed fair and spring-like.

In the tumult of the water there is consonance with that agitating her own bosom.

These could appreciate; and counselled me in consonance with my half-formed resolution.

Consonance is very similar to this latter form of alliteration.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "agreement among persons," from Old French consonance (12c.) "consonance, rhyme," from Latin consonantia "harmony, agreement," from consonantem (nominative consonans) (see consonant). Meaning "correspondence of sounds" is from 1580s.

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