Example sentences for: alliterative

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

  • 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:

  • This was Mr. Mug the Milkman, depicted with slopping-over pail and hand-bell, who maintained the alliterative pattern.

  • The movie, with its alliterative abuse, name-calling, taunts, shouting and yelling, threats, scolding, and nasty sarcasm is much livelier and much scarier for children than the book.

  • 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.

  • To my ears, restores my soul with its - z sound in the middle of the alliteration is irritating and divisive, while the -th in restoreth my soul smoothly slides along, bringing the alliterative - s 's together, etherealizing the restoring and uniting it with my soul.


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