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  • verb Present participle of alliterate.

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Examples

  • Masterminded by founders and senior pastors Brian and Bobbie Houston no self-respecting mega-church is seen dead these days without an alliterating husband-and-wife team at the helm, Hillsong's brand of 'prosperity theology' found a hungry market in Sydney's affluent, conservative Baulkham Hills district during the 1990s.

    Christopher Price: Australian Idolatry: Evangelical Christians Resurrecting the Music Industry

  • Testament, seeking more and more not through finding quaint little ditties and alliterating outlines there or figures of what we already know to be true mostly of, most of our Old Testament studies, at least I speak this of myself.

    Resurrection Sermon

  • The most prevalent is the "thought, word, and deed" motif, but I've also found what appear to be alliterating triads (of anatomical features, interestingly) in at least one OE prayer.

    Numbers everywhere

  • When Irene and I realized during our last visit that such a momentous milestone was moving toward her uh-oh—one evening with Marie and I'm alliterating like Stan again, we decided that attention must be paid.

    Happy 80th Birthday, Marie Severin!

  • I like it but I can see the always alliterating ango saxonly might grate

    'This is the worst.'

  • In other news, apparently I started alliterating very young.

    gillpolack: Passover is over and I am tired. If eve

  • In other news, apparently I started alliterating very young.

    Even in a little thing

  • I took down my unburnt copy of Sweet's Anglo-Saxon Reader, unopened for 30 years, and gazed at the spider-pencil calligraphy that I had squeezed between the throaty, alliterating lines: "eager for battle ..." "no whit lacking in courage" etc, etc.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • I took down my unburnt copy of Sweet's Anglo-Saxon Reader, unopened for 30 years, and gazed at the spider-pencil calligraphy that I had squeezed between the throaty, alliterating lines: "eager for battle ..." "no whit lacking in courage" etc, etc.

    Beowulf

  • Like the Teutonic language Anglo-Saxon/English is, it has been open to compounding, metaphorizing, alliterating, prefixing and suffixing*, etc., almost as a rule if not actually so, as illustrated in A-S poetry, pre-dating WS by centuries.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » How Much Did Shakespeare Embiggen the English Vocabulary?

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