GRE Word List

ALLITERATION

the repetition of usually initial consonant sounds in two or more neighboring words or syllables (such as wild and woolly, threatening throngs)

The meaning of the word alliteration is the repetition of usually initial consonant sounds in two or more neighboring words or syllables (such as wild and woolly, threatening throngs).

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WordMeaning
azurethe blue color of the clear sky
lineamentsan outline, feature, or contour of a body or figure and especially of a face
millenniumthe thousand years mentioned in Revelation (see revelation
eclipticof or relating to the ecliptic or an eclipse
turpitudeinherent baseness : depravity
acclaimapplaud
swarthyof a dark color, complexion, or cast
leasha line for leading or restraining an animal
untenablenot able to be defended
consonantbeing in agreement or harmony : free from elements making for discord