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

divisive

evasive

permissive

surpasses

corrosive

derisive

surpassing

abrasive

effusive

perceptive

subversive

corrective

corruptive

crevices

decisive

directive

nonnative

possessive

probative

recessive

services

adhesive

coercive

creative

cohesive

perspective

abusive

aggressive

briefcases

defensive

depressive

earpieces

excessive

incisive

obsessive

offensive

oppressive

perfected

preventive

progressive

regressive

repressive

successive

verbiage

allusive

erosive

sedative

elusive

suggestive

surfaces

additive

digestive

nervously

illusive

collusive

narrative

negative

professes

purposes

relative

convective

convulsive

impressive

intensive

invective

inventive

reflexive

affective

appointive

attentive

collective

harvesting

conducive

connective

deceptive

decorative

defective

detective

discursive

dismissive

dispersive

effective

elective

formative

normative

laxative

perfusion

eruptive

protective

repulsive

selective

sensitive

purposeful

receptive

reclusive

submissive

tentative

congestive

travesties

perfection

expressive

extensive

adjective

expensive

arabic

assertive

causative

curative

emotive

positive

primitive

privacies

punitive

purposely

putative

talkative

travesty

compulsive

conclusive

attractive

impulsive

incentive

inclusive

infective

intrusive

obtrusive

prospective

disruptive

redemptive

reflective

respective

responsive

exhaustive

gearboxes

refractive

fugitive

provoking

objective

subjective

adaptive

adoptive

cognitive

lucrative

nutritive

secretive

jerboas

seductive

fixative

harvester

impassive

inactive

porpoises

productive

privacy

predictive

preemptive

descriptive

destructive

exclusive

expansive

expletive

exploitive

explosive

firebush

cervical

conductive

constructive

harvesters

inductive

instructive

obstructive

prophecies

proposes

provisos

reactive

vindictive

furbishes

profession

restrictive

substantive

firebug

profusely

professor

prophecy

proviso

abortive

assaultive

terrific

combative

perfectly

trafficker

professions

profusion

instinctive

presumptive

graphical

graphically

prophesies

terrifies

therapies

traffickers

verifies

provision

harpsichord

barbecue

distinctive

provisions

barbecued

barbecues

horrific

orifice

propagate

tropical

proficient

professors

sharpshooters

proposal

prefecture

proposals

sharpshooter

6 syllable words

Words that rhyme with the word pervasive

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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