all-iterate

alliterate

[uh-lit-uh-reyt]
verb (used without object), alliterated, alliterating.
1.
to show alliteration: In “Round and round the rugged rock the ragged rascal ran,” the “r” alliterates.
2.
to use alliteration: Swinburne often alliterates.
verb (used with object), alliterated, alliterating.
3.
to compose or arrange with alliteration: He alliterates the “w's” in that line.

Origin:
1810–20; back formation from alliteration

alliterator, noun
nonalliterated, adjective
unalliterated, adjective
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alliterate (əˈlɪtəˌreɪt)
 
vb
1.  to contain or cause to contain alliteration
2.  (intr) to speak or write using alliteration

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alliterate
"to use alliteration," by 1816, back-formation from alliteration, on analogy of obliterate. Related: Alliterative (1764).
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