Pure Rhymes

Words that have identical vowel-based rhyme sounds in the tonic syllable. Moreover, that tonic syllable must start with a different consonantal sound.

  • build castles in Spain
  • castles in Spain
  • Bruce Wayne
  • come again
  • now and again
  • on again, off again
  • run that by me again
  • something else again
  • then again
  • time and again
  • time and time again
  • you can say that again
  • raise cain
  • whispering campaign
  • pull your chain
  • brain drain
  • down the drain
  • go down the drain
  • pour money down the drain
  • against the grain
  • go against the grain
  • plain jane
  • bullet lane
  • live in the fast lane
  • lovers' lane
  • stroll down memory lane
  • in the main
  • with might and main
  • feel no pain
  • give a pain
  • know enough to come in out of the rain
  • out of the rain
  • right as rain
  • free rein
  • tight rein
  • gravy train
  • ride the gravy train
  • through train
  • in vain
  • take one's name in vain
Pure Rhymes — Set #1 of 1


End Rhymes

Words that have a pure rhyme on their last syllable only.

End Rhymes — Set #2 of 2


Near Rhymes

Words that "almost" rhyme on the vowel-based rhyme sound of the stressed syllable like: be/eat or maybe/shapely.

  • at arm's length
  • at great length
  • at length
  • go to any length
  • keep one at arm's length
  • keep someone at arm's length
  • go from strength to strength
  • tower of strength
Near Rhymes — Set #1 of 47
  • go to great lengths
Near Rhymes — Set #3 of 47

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Mosaic Rhymes

Rhymes made up of more than one word. For instance, "jealous" and "tell us" or "shaky" and "make me."

One-syllable words do not have mosaic rhymes.

Mosaic Rhymes — Set #1 of 1