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RhymeBrain is a service made to help writers, or anyone else for that matter, find rhymes for words, make new portmanteaus, and alliterate well. When writing with figurative language, or writing poems, such a tool can be very helpful for a writer who's currently stuck. It might also be helpful for such things as computer generated literature, but for that, you'd want a robust API with full access to the database. Well, you're in luck, because it does indeed exist.
||The SYSTRAN Dictionary API enables to search for the translation of words, with additional contextual information such as grammatical information, frequency of the meanings, domains and contexts,...||Dictionary||01.05.2016|
||The English Dictionary API is a simple RESTful API for obtaining dictionary definitions of English words. The Dictionary API is based on the GNU Collaborative English Dictionary project.||Dictionary||11.02.2015|
||The VC4Africa API (or VC4A) exposes its data via a RESTful API service. This allows developers to interact in a programmatic way with the VC4A platform data. VC4A, the Venture Capital for Africa, is...||Reference||09.22.2015|
||Trooclick’s WhoSaidWhatNews API creates structured data from the text of news articles using NLP technology. The data delivered includes automatically extracted quotes (uniquely capable of extracting...||Data Mining||09.21.2015|
||Use the OMDb (Open Movie Database) API to search data from the IMDb (Internet Movie Database). The API uses HTTP methods and can return data in either JSON or XML. Use the OMDb API to search for...||Reference||08.05.2015|