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

extant

instant

persists

cr.

crescent

persist

patient

merchant

urgent

constant

entrant

brilliant

infant

pendant

pigment

placement

pregnant

basement

remnant

segment

shipment

besant

clement

blatant

errant

peasant

pheasant

manhunt

nascent

parent

patent

pedant

penchant

fervent

flippant

latent

pennant

pleasant

transient

ancient

present

tenant

tangent

trenchant

serpent

catchment

servant

verdant

stringent

agent

current

pageant

quotient

fragment

affront

ailment

treatment

valiant

turkish

parchment

absent

pavement

stagnant

rampant

statement

judgment

pungent

recent

claimant

vacant

talent

docent

durant

payment

arrant

gallant

sergeant

courant

covent

potent

marxists

decent

regent

confront

forefront

ointment

cogent

cresses

curses

nurses

surcease

verses

dresses

purses

presses

flagrant

easement

convent

ardent

dormant

fragrant

frequent

poignant

movement

sequent

garment

mordant

solvent

vagrant

presage

urges

brackish

surges

purchase

tyrant

coolant

piquant

rodent

silent

strident

student

trident

warrant

prudent

provant

tarses

torrent

moment

druggist

lakefront

marxist

marshes

client

traces

grasses

quadrant

braces

graces

fluent

mercies

pliant

tresses

truant

turkic

druggists

hydrant

migrant

brasses

vibrant

buoyant

giant

breakage

churches

crashes

dressage

horseshit

largest

lurches

merges

perches

purges

scourges

searches

thrushes

trackage

trashes

verges

wreckage

arses

courses

bourses

forces

sources

carsick

frescoes

horses

forecasts

large-scale

arches

barges

charges

georges

gorges

porches

forecast

creases

crosses

grosses

herzog

jerseys

phrases

praises

precise

prices

process

pursues

trusses

turkeys

brushes

crushes

tragic

foresees

foresight

largesse

turquoise

orcas

crosswise

parsec

forges

horseshoe

marches

torches

marquiss

breezes

bruises

crazies

crises

cruises

projects

freezes

friezes

prizes

breaches

breeches

broaches

preaches

screeches

arkose

forsake

proxies

torsos

warsaws

carjack

corsage

orgies

project

boroughs

argues

carjacks

cargoes

cargos

forgoes

3 syllable words

protestant

registrant

decedent

harassment

president

resident

blandishment

garnishment

permanent

exigent

punishment

prescient

pursuant

adjutant

deficient

efficient

proficient

sufficient

consultant

transcendent

accident

annulment

percussion

applicant

battlement

commitment

curtailment

excellent

fabricant

incessant

malignant

narcissist

resilient

resultant

testament

turbulent

adjustment

enrichment

nourishes

militant

litigant

adamant

fluorescent

rudiment

irritant

arraignment

arrangement

expectant

aberrant

arrogant

management

aspirant

dissident

dissonant

provident

abhorrent

omniscient

bereavement

gradient

consequent

contestant

fulfillment

indifferent

indignant

processions

concealment

quiescent

radiant

insouciant

defiant

divestment

percussive

exponent

diligent

different

orchestrate

flatulent

endearment

equipment

misstatement

coherent

abstinent

affiant

circuses

recurrent

salient

subsequent

variant

resurgent

reliant

battlefront

translucent

transparent

abridgement

appeasement

armament

consonant

contingent

delinquent

descendant

descendent

detriment

discernment

esculent

impotent

incident

insolent

miscreant

ornament

orpiment

parliament

precession

precision

purchases

refreshment

reluctant

repentant

sacrament

sentiment

surgical

tournament

excrement

mistreatment

instrument

investment

impressment

maltreatment

enslavement

resplendent

element

eminent

evident

filament

flamboyant

affluent

ambient

assailant

effluent

elegant

elephant

immanent

tenement

jubilant

ligament

triumphant

achievement

clairvoyant

corsicas

dominant

corsican

decadent

adherent

persuasions

crosscurrent

inherent

ignorant

indigent

imminent

innocent

prevalent

prominent

relevant

repellent

sediment

redolent

resonant

ruminant

virulent

argument

assortment

consignment

convenient

department

despondent

enactment

escapement

enrollment

disbursement

discordant

entombment

excitement

disbarment

exultant

incitement

encroachment

important

indictment

insolvent

orchestral

orchestras

presentment

resentment

respondent

temperament

lenient

processes

prurient

detergent

divergent

vigilant

alliant

corsica

fraudulent

emergent

regiment

deviant

terraces

petulant

tricycle

persuasion

vehement

violent

abatement

accountant

immigrant

oceanfront

allotment

ascendant

assessment

assignment

celebrant

cognizant

combatant

condiment

confident

confluent

conversant

debarment

debasement

declarant

defendant

dependent

deployment

depressant

derailment

ebullient

eloquent

embayment

emigrant

endowment

indecent

indolent

lubricant

marxism

monument

occupant

opulent

orchestra

redundant

repugnant

settlement

somnolent

stimulant

escarpment

presages

displacement

misjudgment

parishes

entrenchment

cherishes

infringement

endorsement

enforcement

orchestrates

estrangement

reagent

adjournment

forecasting

negligent

detachment

enjoyment

insurgent

impatient

convergent

inhalant

inpatient

disgorgement

enchantment

apparent

government

deferment

determent

deterrent

nutrient

persecute

purulent

opponent

covenant

farcical

proponent

farsighted

lieutenant

mirages

betterment

tricuspid

astringent

retrenchment

commencement

complement

employment

impairment

implement

internment

imprudent

increment

prejudgment

adjacent

incumbent

inclement

measurement

appointment

containment

informant

recruitment

replacement

requirement

engagement

impeachment

indulgent

efferent

reverent

tauruses

operant

odorant

tolerant

viruses

afferent

atonement

advancement

attainment

attendant

truculent

infrequent

abundant

emplacement

engrossment

improvement

agreement

alignment

compliant

component

contentment

continent

refinement

wonderment

puzzlement

involvement

postponement

observant

amazement

persecutes

supplement

supplicant

attachment

carriages

procession

purchasers

graciously

marriages

embankment

arises

caresses

harasses

morasses

enhancement

enlargement

persico

adornment

amendment

amusement

announcement

apartment

concurrent

repayment

advisement

commandment

complacent

complainant

complaisant

confinement

cormorant

deportment

enticement

hyraxes

prepayment

inducement

unpleasant

projections

pronouncement

divalent

purchaser

bombardment

compartment

comportment

forecasters

heiresses

nonpayment

orgasms

perquisites

pharisees

preexists

projection

prosecutes

rehearses

projectiles

churchgoers

absorbent

churchgoing

forecaster

orgasm

syracuse

procurement

perquisite

persuasive

preexist

prosecute

sarcasm

triassic

barrages

churchgoer

garages

projectile

choruses

erases

iraqis

jurassic

thoracic

nearsighted

carcasses

xeroxes

carjacking

archaic

forages

carjackings

crocuses

argosy

projector

sargasso

bourgeoisie

projectors

4 syllable words

recipient

intermittent

participant

self-consistent

inconsistent

acquiescent

effervescent

incipient

reminiscent

itinerant

beneficent

disinfectant

nonexistent

overstatement

recalcitrant

omnipotent

embellishment

magnificent

self-sufficient

antecedent

replenishment

coefficient

ambivalent

belligerent

adolescent

coincident

constituent

determinant

diminishment

encouragement

evanescent

insufficient

narcissism

persecutions

predicament

readjustment

surgically

understatement

rearrangement

exorbitant

expectorant

inefficient

disenchantment

advertisement

embarrassment

grandiloquent

persecution

refrigerant

reinstatement

reinvestment

obedient

tetravalent

resettlement

equivalent

expedient

narcissistic

reenactment

acknowledgement

significant

bewilderment

disengagement

obsolescent

intolerant

monovalent

reassessment

reassignment

subservient

accomplishment

correspondent

orchestrations

omnipresent

unemployment

impoverishment

disappointment

entertainment

experiment

independent

noncombatant

apportionment

irreverent

lyricism

preeminent

orchestration

extinguishment

reimbursement

disagreement

disarmament

impertinent

nonresident

embodiment

concomitant

inadvertent

reappointment

luxuriant

aggrandizement

intelligent

extravagant

inhabitant

discouragement

prosecutions

incoherent

exuberant

intercurrent

invariant

iridescent

luminescent

nonviolent

persecutors

predominant

establishment

intransigent

undercurrent

accompaniment

incompetent

integument

incontinent

enlightenment

entitlement

dismemberment

prosecution

percussionist

misgovernment

orchestrated

persecutor

mismanagement

retirement

astonishment

convalescent

sarcastically

impediment

development

ingredient

entanglement

processional

embezzlement

accoutrement

benevolent

incandescent

reinforcement

malevolent

deodorant

environment

prosecutors

courageously

maharajahs

inconvenient

self-confident

prosecutor

self-government

abandonment

endangerment

theorizes

persecuted

trajectory

Words that rhyme with the word persistent

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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