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

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