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    quick question

    I need to know what it is called when a phrase, or a sentence uses the same sounds for each word, for example, "stocking stuffer", "A kitty cat can't climb quickly"

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    Amber

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    The word you are trying to think of is alliteration. That is the word for several words close to each other starting with the same sound (particularly if it is a consonant sound). It is something that is often used in poetry.

    Alliteration:

    • Come quickly, clumsy Clyde.
      Freckle-faced Frieda fell forward.
      The silver snake slithered slowly.

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