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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A partial or imperfect rhyme, often using assonance or consonance only, as in dry and died or grown and moon. Also called half rhyme, near rhyme, oblique rhyme, slant rhyme.


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