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

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