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  • noun Plural form of alliteration.

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Examples

  • Indeed, all alliterations are leaving us awfully aghast at the absence of alluring titles. wadosy

    Bovard Book Title Contest « Antiwar.com Blog

  • Powers is still a sufficiently distinctive stylist that he is able to overcome to some extent the limitations of the strategy, but even in The Echo Maker the signature Powers style with its alliterations and startling figures and achieved rhythms is more restrained than usual.

    Point of View in Fiction

  • The panel also pointed out that phonemic awareness is a part of phonological awareness-the latter including knowing and making rhymes, alliterations, and the like.

    April 2008

  • The panel also pointed out that phonemic awareness is a part of phonological awareness-the latter including knowing and making rhymes, alliterations, and the like.

    Learning About Literacy

  • Or your penchant for alliterations – lose some here, add some somewhere else.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Burke awakes awful sensation in his sounds: the alliterations, the swelling of sound in confounds and down, the strange reverse-birth in forbear being borne down, the line made slow and heavy by these very sounds.

    Sounding Romantic: The Sound of Sound

  • Or your penchant for alliterations – lose some here, add some somewhere else.

    Interview: Hannes Riffel

  • Because it feels good to hear things that rhyme, those alliterations stand out and are easier to remember.

    Alliteration Attracts Amazingly Well

  • Every day new spiritually professed alliterations are spewed on the American public under the guise of what's good for America.

    Republican Rhetoric Revealed: What the Beck?

  • Even not knowing the language, when I was over in Berlin last year and got a look at some of the text, I was easily able to spot some of the neat alliterations and rhythms he's built in, the way he's tried to capture some of the subtler features of voice.

    Archive 2007-05-01

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