Eye rhymes

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Can you name the pairs of words which appear to rhyme, but do not?

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Definition 1Word pairDefinition 2
To produce spittle; to droolNot public; confidential
(Greek mythology) Odysseus' wifeFlat paper container for a letter, etc.
WharfTo remove the ovaries of (an animal)
Unknown personWrath, ire
One of the horny epidermal growths forming a bird's plumageShort rest from work, etc.
Floor of a fireplaceLack, scarcity
Smart, intelligentAbnormal rise in body temperature (medical term: pyrexia)
Newly enlisted soldierChannel for conveying fluids
Tough, hardyPlaying with acoustic instruments
Male gooseTo travel or move around aimlessly; to ramble
Positively charged atom or group of atomsFixed allowance of food, etc.
Marshy or swampy groundLow in pitch
Stanza or poem of four linesDecorative structure featuring water jets
Small dam used to control river flowSomeone who inherits property, a title, etc. upon the death of the owner
An injury; to injureTied up; to leap; sure, certain
Definition 1Word pairDefinition 2
Unit of land measurement equal to 10,000 square metresSouth American arrow poison extracted from e.g. Strychnos toxifera
Female childGelotologists study it
Organic compound formed from amino acidsEarthenware beer mug
Baked dish made from layers of pasta and cheeseSparkling wine from France
Deep hollow or valleySelf-assurance, equanimity
Provide with a homeMammal of the genus Mus
An illness or disease, especially a chronic oneForm of address for an English noblewoman
Thin Mexican maize flatbread, often filled and folded overSmall fleet of naval vessels
Bunch of flowersLavish feast
Pride, arroganceRemnants of something destroyed
Long narrow open receptacle storing food and water for animalsDivision of e.g. London or New York City
To attack the reputation of, slanderFlowering plant cultivated for its seeds and oil
Citrus fruitEvil spirit; (Australian slang) a policeman
Garland of flowersLoss of life
Spicy edible root of Zingiber officinale(UK slang) Ugly person

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