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DICTIONARY OF RHYMES.                    341
shrike spike strike alike
dislike leak antique lick
pensile revile
bibliophile bill
crocodile
boil
reconcile
ILL*
compare ILE
bill
thrill
chill
till
drill
trill
fill
will
frill
distil
gill
grill
hill
fulfil idyll instil
ill
missile
kill
mill
pill
quill
rill
pencil
peril
Sibyl
codicil
daffodil
shrill
deshabille
skill
utensil
spill still swill
file feel peal
ILD
child
gild
mild
build
wild
filPd
Also the preterites of verbs in ilt; as smil'd, revil'd.
ILE
Words terminating in ile with the accent on the penultimate have the final i short generally; as hostile (hosttl,. The following are ex­ceptions : edile, exile, gentile, pensile, profile. When the accent is on the antepenultimate the same rule gen­erally holds good; as in juvenile, puerile: exceptions—camomile, re­concile. Both sounds, however, form passable rhymes. In reading poetry, it is advisable to give the long sound to i in all such words, except when rhyme demands the short one; e.g. " fertile vales," wind for wind.
Also many words in ile accented on the penultimate or antepeuulti. mate syllable ; as fertile, juvenile-(See note under ile.)
aisle
bile
chyle
file
guile
isle
mile
pile
smile
stile
style
tile
vile
while
awhile
beguile
compile
defile
edile
erewhile
exile
gentile
bilk f
milk
ILK silk
ILT
hilt
jilt
milt
built
gilt
guilt
• Thy stone, O Sisyphus, stands still; Ixion rests upon his wheel.
Dryden.
f Vulgar, to cheat, deceive.
But be sure, says he, you don't bilk me.—Addison.






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