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

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