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Rhymes Here is a list of the words that rhyme with the word degenerative.This is ordered by best match. Changing color means the start of the next best set of words.
5 syllable words
Near RhymesHere is a list of the words that nearly rhyme with the word degenerative.
1 syllable words
3 syllable words

tentative

decorative

preventive

sensitive

suggestive

destructive

incentive

disruptive

inductive

inventive

redemptive

attentive

deceptive

defective

defensive

congestive

detective

effective

instructive

receptive

secretive

objective

subjective

inactive

fixative

obstructive

elective

curative

negative

relative

primitive

digestive

sedative

distinctive

vindictive

conductive

infective

intensive

invective

respective

reflective

fugitive

affective

collective

connective

constructive

discursive

dispersive

eruptive

ignorance

ignorant

incisive

lucrative

nutritive

offensive

preemptive

protective

seductive

selective

adjective

expensive

expletive

exploitive

extensive

assertive

corruptive

narrative

punitive

attractive

convective

convulsive

exhaustive

impulsive

intrusive

prospective

refractive

appointive

cognitive

combative

depressive

formative

excessive

impassive

invasive

laxative

normative

perceptive

productive

subversive

predictive

instinctive

exclusive

expansive

explosive

substantive

additive

beginners

causative

corrective

decisive

directive

divisive

emotive

erosive

evasive

nonnative

positive

possessive

putative

recessive

talkative

compulsive

impressive

inclusive

presumptive

responsive

perspective

reflexive

beginner

creative

abortive

adaptive

aggressive

assaultive

effusive

reclusive

regressive

repressive

repulsive

adoptive

progressive

conducive

obsessive

oppressive

successive

descriptive

expressive

probative

illusive

elusive

reactive

conclusive

dismissive

coercive

corrosive

dishonor

reasoner

masonry

mesmerize

pervasive

sycamore

asmaras

buccaneers

persuasive

restrictive

degener

derisive

wagoner

allusive

collusive

permissive

asmara

obtrusive

buccaneer

rosemary

cohesive

abrasive

abusive

submissive

adhesive

jackhammers

gossamer

isomer

newcomer

quagmire

isomers

newcomers

signore

jackhammer

Words that rhyme with the word degenerative

Welcome to the Rhyme Finder! This rhyming dictionary allows users to explore rhymes for any given word. This includes rhymes based on syllables, near rhymes, and more.


How to use the rhyming dictionary

Enter your "starter" word in the FIND RHYMES input box, and click search. It's really that simple! We separate perfect rhymes (near the top) from the imperfect rhymes (toward the bottom). In your rhyming results, colors descend based on the best rhyme. Once the color changes, you will notice the results reset back into alphabetical order. Click on any of the results for the word's definition, part of speech, use in Scrabble, and more. Please note that many of our results are proper nound or slang. While we may not store definitions for all of these words, we can direct you to the Google results for that word.


Perfect Rhymes

Perfect rhymes are just what they sound like. No pun intended! Think of perfect rhymes as words which definitively rhyme. Words that most people would not question. Here are some examples:

  • Cat and Hat
  • Head and Red
  • Egg and Beg
  • Soap and Hope
  • True and Blue

Imperfect Rhymes

Near rhymes, otherwise known as imperfect rhymes, are words that sound the same but are not perfect rhymes. Having trouble deciding if a word is a perfect or imperfect rhyme? Here are some examples:

  • Cat and Bad
  • Head and Mud
  • Egg and Peck
  • Soap and Chap
  • True and Cure

Using Rhymes

Rhymes are most useful in creating lyrics, but they can also be used as a tool to memorize. It is a powerful mnemonic device. This is why song lyrics can be so easy to remember! It's also why rhymes are a great study tool for memorizing! Use this tool to help write poetry, win rhyme games, write a rap song, create lyrics, and expand your vocabulary! Rhyming is very important in music because it creates a rhythm that further creates meaning, emotion, and feeling. It also creates an echo in the lyrics. With children, rhyming is a very important tool. Rhyming teaches children how language works, helps them understand the rhythm of language, and learn how to make predictions. In other words, rhymes teach children phrases to anticipate and rhymes enhance their memory. Within all contexts, rhyming is helpful in expanding your imagination no matter if you’re a child or an adult.

When creating lyrics, there are five types of rhymes to choose from.

  • End rhymes: rhyming of the final word of a line
  • Internal rhymes: rhyming of two words within the same line
  • Slant rhymes: near rhymes
  • Identical rhymes: use the same word at the end of each line
  • Eye rhymes: look like they rhyme but sound different

Different Types of Rhymes
  • Mascline rhymes: have a stressed syllable
  • Feminine rhymes: have a stressless syllable.

Ready for a challenge? Try to come up with rhymes for these surprising words that just aren’t very rhymy. Check them with our dictionary! Examples of tough rhymes:

  • Month
  • Silver
  • Bulb
  • Wolf
  • Husband
  • Walrus
  • Orange

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