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1. The repetition of vowel sounds when consonant sounds are not the same, creating partial rhyme such as late/make.
2. Etymology: "resemblance of sounds between words," from French assonance, from assonant, from Latin assonare, "respond to"; from ad, "to" + sonare, "to sound".

Its extended meaning is "rhyming of accented vowels, but not consonants".

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