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Definition of the verb alliterate
What does alliterate mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: alliterated | alliterating | alliterates
- use alliteration as a form of poetry
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A Guide to Righting Wrongs by Don LePan
alliterate/illiterate: Alliterate is a verb meaning to use consecutively two or more words that begin with the same sound. e.g. The big, burly brute was frighteningly fat. Illiterate is an adjective meaning either unable to read or unable to read ...
by Doug Babington, Don LePan, Maureen Okun, Victoria Anderson
alliterate/illiterate: Alliterate is a verb meaning to use consecutively two or more words that begin with the same sound. • The big, burly brute was frighteningly fat. Illiterate is an adjective meaning either unable to read or unable to read ...
Writing Public Prose (2012)
How to Write Clearly, Crisply, and Concisely by Robert M. Knight
alliterate, illiterate. Alliterate is a verb, meaning to combine ...
A Compendium of Mistakes in Grammar, Usage, and Spelling with Commentary on Lexicographers and Linguists by Robert Hartwell Fiske
—Lakeside Doggie Lounge alliterate Misused for illiterate. t "O BEEJUJPOBM NJMMJPO BSF alliterate— they can read a few basics with difficulty, but that is about all. Use illiterate. t ɨF Washington Post dubbed independent publishing a ...
by Greg Brooks
Alleviate, alliterate and all those just listed beginning <coll-> and <ill-> belong to the (to most people, meaningless) category of words with Latin roots and assimilated Latin prefixes – see section 4.3.1. On reducing <ll> to <l> in compound ...
A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...
ALLITERATE, v. dl-l'zt'e1'-dt [L. allitwatus, having the same letter]: to commence two or more consecutive words with the same letter, or with the same or nearly the same sound: said of the speaker or writer as well as of the alliterating words ...
by Random House
abominate, absquatulate, accelerate, accentuate, accommodate, acculturate, accumulate, acidulate, acuminate, adjudicate, administrate, adulterate, affiliate, agglomerate, agglutinate, aldermanate, alienate, alleviate, alliterate, amalgamate , ...
by R.L. Trask
alliterate; adj. alliterative /ə'lıtərətıv/. allochrone /'æləkrəʊn/ n. Any positional variant of a chroneme. Jones (1950). allomorph /'æləmɔːf/ n. (also alternant) One of two or more surface forms which are assumed by a single morpheme in ...
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Video shows what alliterate means. To exhibit alliteration.. To use (a word or sound) so as to make alliteration.. Alliterate Meaning. How to pronounce, definition ...
Scrabble value of A1L1L1I1T1E1R1A1T1E1
The value of this 10-letter word is 10 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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