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alliteration

noun [U]
 
 
/əˌlɪt.əˈreɪ.ʃən/ US  /əˌlɪt̬-/
the use, especially in poetry, of the same sound or sounds, especially consonants, at the beginning of several words that are close together
头韵(尤指诗歌中一组词以发音相同的辅音开头)
'Round the rugged rocks the ragged rascal ran' uses alliteration.
(衣衫褴褛的流氓绕着嶙峋的岩石跑)这个英语句子采用了头韵修辞法。
→  Compare assonance Phonology and phoneticsPoetry
(Definition of alliteration from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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