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noun as in poetry in which lines end with like sounds

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First, bubonic (rhymes with pneumonic but is altogether different) is a local infection sequestered in a lymph node.

While promoting his new film Horns on The Tonight Show, Jimmy Fallon convinced the actor to spit some rhymes for the audience.

The text is peppered with internal rhymes and repeated letter combos.

The judge suggested they mind their nursery rhymes—Sticks and stones will break my bones, but names will never hurt me.

But there is a song called “Money” that rhymes “holidays” with “hollandaise.”

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!

Under Nurse-tales, I include the extremely puerile stories of the nursery, often (as in the German ones) interlaced with rhymes.

The truth is, we all write Irish rhymes, and the Dean contrives to be more exact that way than most of us.'

This variety is produced by combining in different manners the verse lengths, and by changes in the succession of rhymes.

How lovers rashGot mittens at the spelling school!How many a mute, inglorious fool Wrote rhymes and sighed and died—mustache!


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rhymes, such as: poem, poetry, verse, cadence, rhythm, and tune.

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