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

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