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Given below are five pairs of words. Each pair sounds similar, but have different meanings. Can you find them?

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Given below are five pairs of words. Each pair sounds similar, but have different meanings (they are homonyms). Can you find them?

Lift high - Bring down, destroy
Plant with ears - Labyrinth
Burial/Cremation formalities - Uses a pen and paper and forms legible words
To communicate with God - Carnivore's target
Watery part of milk that separates when milk turns to curds - The route or the course traveled from one place to another

posted Jun 12, 2019 by Pankaj Deshmukh

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Raise - Raze
Maize - Maze
Rites - Writes
Pray - Prey
Whey - Way

answer Jun 12, 2019 by Hanifa Mammadov



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