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Words to rhyme with : a rhyming dictionary : including a primer of prosody, a list of more than 80,000 words that rhyme, a glossary defining 9,000 of the more eccentric rhyming words, and a variety of exemplary verses, one of which does not rhyme at all

Author: Willard R Espy; Orin Hargraves
Publisher: New York : Facts On File, ©2006.
Series: Facts on File library of language and literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd ed.View all editions and formats
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A comprehensive resource for poets and songwriters containing over eighty thousand words, both common and obscure, and is divided into single, double, and triple rhyme, with helpful information on poetic technique.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Dictionnaires
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Willard R Espy; Orin Hargraves
ISBN: 0816063036 9780816063031 0816063044 9780816063048
OCLC Number: 60972159
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xix, 683 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: You'd be a poet, but you hear it's tough? --
Author's note --
To Charles F. Dery: Dedication --
Acknowledgments --
Foreword to the new edition --
Preface --
Introduction: Rhythm and meter --
Rhyme --
Stanza --
Metric line --
Forms of lyric verse --
Word play in rhyme --
Caution: Identicals do not rhyme --
How to use the list of rhyming words: Determined the sort of rhyme you need --
Determine the vowel sound your rhyme --
Begins with --
Determine the sound pattern that follows the stressed syllable of your source word --
Finer points --
Single rhymes --
Double rhymes --
Triple rhymes --
Glossary --
How Dreka's blotting-case fathered a glossary --
To use the glossary effectively, remember that --
Appendix A: Meaning of the number keys --
Appendix B: Additional words ending in -mancy.
Series Title: Facts on File library of language and literature.
Responsibility: Willard R. Espy.

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