consonance

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Synonyms for consonance

pleasing agreement, as of musical sounds

Synonyms for consonance

the repetition of consonants (or consonant patterns) especially at the ends of words

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the property of sounding harmonious

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This prolix and confused commentary is clearly an attempt to recreate the dawning of the idea on the puzzled steward, but it also unfortunately betrays Sinden's own ignorance of what it is he is saying ("no consonancy," for example, means that there is no coherence or consistency in what follows.
James, who shared Flaubert's despair about undirected narrative abundance (the English `have no sense of composition'), was fortunate in the consonancy between his narrative procedures and his temperamental set, towards the tragi-comic: his angles of vision allowed his narrators to move in close for inner revelation or draw back for comic distance.
Greenawalt criticizes this sort of approach: "The position that justification depends on consonancy with both subjective appraisal and actual fact fails to explain adequately why the absence of either support is enough to term an act unjustified, and why the presence of both is needed to make an act justified.
That this Natural Law is most excellently and incomparably set forth evidenced and deliver'd in the Gospel more explicitely and fuller then ever it was done since the Creation of Man, and evinced (c) to be such not only by the Divine Person that publish'd it by the supernatural Miracles that attest'd it, but by the exact Consonancy of it to the true and solid Suffrage even of reason and the Naturall Conscience.
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