consonance

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  • noun

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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Another more plausible identity behind the cryptogram was proposed by Percy Allen in 1937: "Malvolio, attempting to link the letters 'Mo-ai' with his own name, perceives that 'there is no consonancy in the sequel .
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.
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.
That to give some tolerable Elenchus Capitum Legis Naturalis [list of the heads of the natural law], one single medium is hardly sufficient, but (e) must be evidenced by Consonancy (f) and Concurence of severall instances concentring in the same Common Sentiments or Notions;