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Word: alliteration

Definition: repetition of beginning sound in poetry


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::: feasible - practical; able to be carried out; practicable
::: tarnish - make or become dull or discolored; N.
::: trident - three-pronged spear
::: supple - flexible; limber; pliant
::: averse - reluctant; disinclined; not liking or opposed; Ex. averse to cats/doing the house work
::: nectar - drink of the gods; sweet liquid collected by bees
::: taper - very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end
::: elusive - evasive; not frank; baffling; hard to grasp, catch, or understand; V. elude: escape from; escape the understanding or grasp of; Ex. elude the hunter; Ex. His name eludes me.
::: philatelist - stamp-collector; N. philately: stamp collecting
::: exact - demand and obtain by force; Ex. exact a promise from him; N. exaction