As well as The Thesaurus Roget’s International Thesaurus, The Complete Rhyming Dictionary (Amazon link) is the Rhyming Dictionary Pat Patterson recommends in his classes and his books: Essential Guide to Rhyming, Writing Better Lyrics, Songwriting: Essential Guide to Lyric Form and Structure and Songwriting Without Boundaries: Lyric Writing Exercises for Finding Your Voice
The Complete Rhyming Dictionary: Including The Poet’s Craft Book
The essential handbook for songwriters, poets, students, teachers, speechmakers, and members of the performing arts
This simple-to-use, exceptionally complete reference work has been updated, expanded and redesigned to meet the needs of today’s most demanding wordsmiths. Included here are:
• Over 10,000 new entries—over 60,000 in all
• More rhymes than any other book
• Sight, vowel, consonant, and one-, two-, and three-syllable rhymes
• Proper names, slang, and scientific words
• Guide to techniques and forms of poetry
Why Using a Rhyming Dictionary Will Make You a Better Lyricist
Why The Complete Rhyming Dictionary?
This dictionary is recommended for songwriters by instructor Pat Pattison over others, including online dictionaries, as it: divides rhymes into Masculine, Feminine ,and three-syllable rhymnes, is organized phonetically by vowel sound, and it italicizes archaic words.
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