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Complete Rhyming Dictionary - Clement Wood

Complete Rhyming Dictionary

Paperback Published: 1st April 1992
ISBN: 9780440212058
Number Of Pages: 720

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The essential handbook for songwriters, poets, students, teachers, speechmakers, and members of the performing arts

This simple-to-use, exceptionally complete reference work has been updated, expanded and redesigned to meet the needs of today's most demanding wordsmiths. Included here are:

• Over 10,000 new entries—over 60,000 in all
• More rhymes than any other book
• Sight, vowel, consonant, and one-, two-, and three-syllable rhymes
• Proper names, slang, and scientific words
• Guide to techniques and forms of poetry


Great resource!


Great resource!



At last!


Has been on my wish list for yonks and now I have my very own copy. Sits by my PC next to the Oxford paperback.

Southern Flinders Ranges


Complete Rhyming Dictionary

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The Poet's Craft Book
Poetry and Versificationp. 3
Poetry and Versep. 3
Poetry in Human Affairsp. 4
The Poet's Equipmentp. 5
Poetic Greatnessp. 5
How Poems Comep. 6
Originality in Poetryp. 7
The Technique of Versification: Rhythmp. 9
Accent and Rhythmp. 9
Meter and Metric Feetp. 11
Iambic Versep. 13
Trochaic Versep. 16
Anapestic Versep. 18
Dactylic Versep. 19
Variations in Metric Versep. 20
Accent Pattern Instead of Metricp. 22
Blank Verse and Free Versep. 23
Line Length in Versep. 25
Important Classical Terms for Poetic Devicesp. 26
The Technique of Versification: Rhymep. 29
Correct and Incorrect Rhymep. 29
Function and Types of Rhymep. 33
Undesirable Rhymesp. 36
Alliterationp. 37
Assonancep. 38
Consonancep. 38
Your Mental Rhyming Dictionaryp. 40
Stanza Patternsp. 44
The Coupletp. 44
The Triplet or Tercetp. 45
The Quatrainp. 46
Stanzas of More Than Four Linesp. 48
Certain Other Stanzasp. 50
Sapphics and Other Classic Formsp. 53
Indentationp. 56
Divisions of Poetryp. 59
Narrative Poetry: Epic, Metrical Romance, Tale, Balladp. 59
Dramatic Poetryp. 62
Lyric Poetry: Ode, Elegy, Pastoralp. 62
The Simple Lyric: The Songp. 64
The Sonnetp. 65
The French Forms, Light and Humorous Versep. 70
Formal and Light Versep. 70
Rules of the Fixed Verse Formsp. 72
The Ballade Familyp. 72
Chain Versep. 79
The Kyriellep. 80
The Pantoump. 80
The Trioletp. 81
The Rondel, Rondeau and Roundel Familyp. 83
The Sestinap. 89
The Villanellep. 92
The Lai and the Virelaip. 93
The Limerickp. 95
Little Williesp. 98
Light Verse in Englishp. 99
Poetry and Techniquep. 103
The Vocabulary of Poetryp. 103
On Translating Poetryp. 108
Exercises in Versificationp. 111
The Complete Rhyming Dictionaryp. 112
What Rhyme Isp. 112
The Vowel Soundsp. 112
The Consonant Soundsp. 114
Sound Does Not Depend on Spellingp. 115
This Dictionary Makes Consonance Accuratep. 116
The Dictionary of Rhyming Words
Monosyllables and Words Accented on the Last Syllable: Masculine Rhymes: Single Rhymesp. 121
Accented Vowel A Soundsp. 121
Accented Vowel E Soundsp. 164
Accented Vowel I Soundsp. 209
Accented Vowel O Soundsp. 247
Accented Vowel U Soundsp. 280
Words Accented on the Syllable Before the Last: Penults; Feminine Rhymes; Double Rhymesp. 307
Accented Vowel A Soundsp. 307
Accented Vowel E Soundsp. 400
Accented Vowel I Soundsp. 456
Accented Vowel O Soundsp. 514
Accented Vowel U Soundsp. 571
Words Accented on the Third Syllable from the End: Antepenults; Triple Rhymesp. 620
Accented Vowel A Soundsp. 620
Accented Vowel E Soundsp. 639
Accented Vowel I Soundsp. 655
Accented Vowel O Soundsp. 674
Accented Vowel U Soundsp. 696
Sourcesp. 705
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ISBN: 9780440212058
ISBN-10: 0440212057
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 720
Published: 1st April 1992
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.3 x 11.0  x 3.0
Weight (kg): 0.34
Edition Number: 1