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consonance

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1 a balanced, pleasing, or suitable arrangement of parts
  • at present, the living room lacks consonance because all of the furniture is on one side

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2 a state of consistency
  • in good writing there is always consonance of thought and expression, as the use of simple words for simple thoughts

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The first known use of consonance was in the 15th century

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“Consonance.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/consonance. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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