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

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