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

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