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Why Don't These Rhyme?! #1

Pronunciation is a menace! Each box below contains two answers that look like they should rhyme, based on their similar spelling. But they don't!

Using the hints, can you work them out?
Quiz by kiwirage
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Last updated: March 12, 2022
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First submittedJanuary 15, 2015
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Bodily fluid
Blood
What we eat
Food
 
 
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Uncooked bread
Dough
To clear one's throat
Cough
 
 
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To talk; say words
Speak
To fracture
Break
 
 
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Argument
Quarrel
Wine cask
Barrel
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Hazard, peril
Danger
Rage
Anger
 
 
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Desire
Want
Monkish music
Chant
 
 
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Goliath nemesis
David
Enthusiastic
Avid
 
 
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Time keeper
Watch
Fire starter
Match
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Czech capital
Prague
Epidemic
Plague
 
 
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Queen or King, eg.
Monarch
Foot curve
Arch
 
 
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'Belgian' breakfast item
Waffle
Church fund-raiser
Raffle
 
 
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Big Bird's street
Sesame
Evolved into
Became
10 Comments
+1
Level 66
Jan 15, 2015
I tried eggs, bacon, toast, juice, cereal, muffin, bagel, pancakes, oatmeal, omelette, hash browns, home fries, yogurt, before thinking of the thing I never have for breakfast.
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Level 66
Jan 15, 2015
I think I even tried french toast.
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Level 71
Jan 18, 2015
tried all of those and then tried toaster, pan, etc in desperation
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Level 67
Mar 12, 2022
Gaunt is pronounced like gone + t, right? If so then it rhymes with aunt in a lot of accents
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Level 63
Mar 12, 2022
Probably. I've changed that one.
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Level 89
Mar 16, 2022
Exactly. Hearing some talk about their "ant" is extremely grating on the ears.
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Level 69
Mar 12, 2022
Great quiz - makes you realise how ridiculous our language is! Nominated.
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Level 69
Mar 12, 2022
awesome fun quiz. nominated
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Level 60
Apr 3, 2022
Great job as usual. Nominated!
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Level 66
Oct 30, 2022
Fun and interesting. I got them all. I'm a word-aholic.