Homoioteleuton (ho-mee-o-te-loot’-on): Similarity of endings of adjacent or parallel words.
I left my watch on the dresser alongside of my bed. What was going through my head? Here I am without doubt about where I left it, but without a clue to when I can get home to retrieve it.
I guess “mess” is too strong a word to describe what it is for me to be watchless.
Anyway, my cellphone gives me the time of day! That’s more than I can say for my colleagues here at the office.
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Definition courtesy of “Silva Rhetoricae” (rhetoric.byu.edu)