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synonyms for nursery rhyme

  • cadence
  • poem
  • poetry
  • rhythm
  • tune
  • verse
  • alliteration
  • beat
  • couplet
  • doggerel
  • harmony
  • measure
  • meter
  • ode
  • poesy
  • rune
  • song
  • half-rhyme
  • iambic pentameter
  • slant rhyme
  • vowel-chime
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How to use nursery rhyme in a sentence

Finding him awake, he sat by his side and, with the earnestness of a nursery-maid, patted him off to slumber.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Next morning Judy shouted that there was a rat in the nursery, and thus he forgot to tell her the wonderful news.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
They were standing over the cots in the nursery late at night, and I think that Mamma was crying softly.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
I don't exactly see how I could have been, considering I never made a rhyme in my life!
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
Black Sheep retreated to the nursery and read "Cometh up as a Flower" with deep and uncomprehending interest.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
He spent his time in the old nursery looking at the broken toys, for all of which account must be rendered to Mamma.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
He went into the nursery, unearthed the now-disused Noah's Ark, and sucked the paint off as many animals as remained.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
The sixth line is in these words: “Keeping time, time, time, in a sort of Runic rhyme.”
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
It was about a trifle, some little thing that she had put into rhyme for him; how many rhymes she had written for him this summer!
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
The most amusing point in it is, that the author seriously intended the lines to rhyme.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 177, MARCH 19, 1853VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO NURSERY RHYME

  • alliteration
  • beat
  • cadence
  • couplet
  • doggerel
  • half-rhyme
  • harmony
  • iambic pentameter
  • measure
  • meter
  • nursery rhyme
  • ode
  • poem
  • poesy
  • poetry
  • rhythm
  • rune
  • slant rhyme
  • song
  • tune
  • verse
  • vowel-chime
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