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

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