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Common multi-word phrases that nearly rhyme with defensively:

3 syllables:
pensive beauty,
sense imply,
sense simply,
bending knee,
check quickly,
clare midgley,
dressed nicely,
dressed richly,
dwell richly,
spending by,
spread thickly,
spread thinly,
them simply,
blend nicely,
death simply,
dress nicely,
dress simply,
dressed simply,
friend cindy,
friend sidney,
letting lie,
parenting leave,
sense indeed,
sensing these,
spending roughly,
where billy,
dense cities,
ecss ii

4 syllables:
defensive league,
offensive league,
effec tively,
expensive piece,
expensive these,
expensive three,
extensive beach,
extensive piece,
extensive reach,
extensive scene,
extensive sheep,
extensive sheet,
extensive these,
extensive three,
extensive wheat,
progressive league,
appendix i.,
effective by,
janet shibley,
defense supply,
addressed simply,
colette willy,
effective league,
ending early,
expressing my,
expressive beauty,
extending roughly,
jenny shipley,
percentage lease,
protective league,
whether singly,
agent simply,
content simply,
defensive means,
defensive needs,
defensive scheme,
defensive shield,
defensive teams,
denis healey,
dennis healey,
depend simply,
excessive beauty,
excessive worry,
expensive field,
expensive meals,
expensive means,
expensive scheme,
expensive seats,
expensive steel

5 syllables:
extensive early,
extensive valley,
offensive early,
expensive hobby,
aggressive early,
extensive daily,
extensive valleys,
extensively by,
attending early,
depending wholly,
effective early,
preventing early,
reverend sydney,
assessing early,
defensive areas,
defensive zone,
expensive areas,
expensive coffee,
expensive hobbies,
expensive journey,
expensive money,
expensive movie

7 syllables:
embryogenic calli

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