Example sentences for: alliterative

How can you use “alliterative” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In VERBATIM [I, 1 and I, 2], respectively, Roger Wescott and Paul Lloyd, discussed rhyming, rhythmical, or alliterative “word chains,” otherwise known as “coordinates” or “binomials” and “trinomials,” which exist not only in English but in other languages as well.

  • In the versions that abandoned the alliterative connection, it was possibly easier to give a satirical slant to the names, as with Mr. Sand the Grocer, probably alluding to the same suspicions of adulteration in the trade voiced in G.K. Chesterton's verses, The Song Against Grocers:

  • The candidate himself broke party solidarity with a properly alliterative soundbite ("I don't think they ought to balance their budget on the backs of the poor."), which an aide told the NYT was "too good" to be spontaneous.

  • The true face of the alliterative compassionate conservatism?

  • Children around the world hold these alliterative and rhyming nonsensical sequences in great respect and are careful to incant them with meticulous exactitude.


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