alliterate

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English[edit]

See also: aliterate

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from alliteration.

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alliterate (third-person singular simple present alliterates, present participle alliterating, simple past and past participle alliterated)

  1. (intransitive) To exhibit alliteration.
  2. (transitive) To use (a word or sound) so as to make alliteration.
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