Which word has the same vowel sound as kept?
Assonance is a resemblance in the sounds of words/syllables either between their vowels (e.g., meat, bean) or between their consonants (e.g., keep, cape).
What are the 20 vowels sound?
English has 20 vowel sounds. Short vowels in the IPA are //-pit, /e/-pet, //-pat, //-cut, //-put, //-dog, //-about. Long vowels in the IPA are /i:/-week, /:/-hard,/:/-fork,/:/-heard, /u:/-boot.
What are the examples of vowel sounds?
These letters are vowels in English: A, E, I, O, U, and sometimes Y. It is said that Y is “sometimes” a vowel, because the letter Y represents both vowel and consonant sounds. In the words cry, sky, fly, my and why, letter Y represents the vowel sound /a/.
What 7 letter word has no vowels?
Not including plurals, there is only one seven-letter word which has none of the five vowels. That word is nymphly, which is a rare variation of ‘nymphlike’. However, two six-letter words, glycyl and rhythm, can have an ‘s’ added in the plural to make a seven-letter word without a vowel.
How long is longest word?
The longest accepted technical word to appear in a Standard English dictionary is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis. At 45 letters in length, this word is considered superfluous.
What is the longest protein name?
Is pulchritudinous a bad word?
Even though it looks (and sounds) like it would describe a disease or a bad attitude, pulchritudinous actually describes a person of breathtaking, heartbreakingbeauty. Let’s be honest: Your opportunities for using this word in casual conversation are probably pretty slim.
What does ravishing mean?
unusually attractive, pleasing, or striking