Can You Guess What Rhymes with These Words?

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Rhyming: It's elementary, my friends. We all learned it in our early days of school, but just how well have you retained rhyming words? Let's find out now with this quiz!

Which of these words rhymes with hint?

The word "hint" was actually invented by Shakespeare, who created a slew of words.

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Which of these words rhymes with quick?

"Quick" is a Germanic word, with ties to old English, Dutch and German.

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Which of these words rhymes with crazy?

Of course we know crazy meaning "not mentally sound," but it also means "full of cracks or flaws." So, you can technically call an old, beaten up house crazy.

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Which of these words rhymes with you?

"You" and "I" are the most common words in the English language.

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Which of these words rhymes with zany?

"Zany" is another word that was invented by Shakespeare.

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Which of these words rhymes with astute?

"Astute" came to be in the 17th century and has its roots in Latin or French.

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Which of these words rhymes with stand?

"Stand" has a Germanic origin, from the word "standan."

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Which of these words rhymes with computer?

"ENIAC" is usually considered the first computer.

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Which of these words rhymes with core?

"Core" is a middle English word of unknown origins.

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Which of these words rhymes with moon?

Our moon was not named because it was thought to be the only moon when first discovered.

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Which of these words rhymes with enough?

"Enough" comes from the Germanic word "genog," with ties to old English, Dutch and German.

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Which of these words rhymes with town?

"Town" is the oldest English word that is still used today.

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Which of these words rhymes with relate?

It comes from the Latin words "refere," with ties to English.

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Which of these words rhymes with delete?

"Delete" comes from the Latin word "delere."

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Which of these words rhymes with set?

The word "set" has more definitions than any other word.

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Which of these words rhymes with time?

"Time" is the most commonly used noun in the English language.

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Which of these words rhymes with impress?

From the old French words "em" and "presser" to Latin and English when defined as "to apply pressure."

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Which of these words rhymes with dominate?

From the Latin word "dominus," the word dominate came to be in the 17th century.

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Which of these words rhymes with purple?

Don't waste your time trying to figure this one out; "purple" has no rhyme.

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Which of these words rhymes with boat?

Boat comes from the Old English word "bat," which is of Germanic origins.

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Which of these words rhymes with wolf?

"Wolf" is one in a group of words that has no rhyme.

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Which of these words rhymes with pint?

"Pint" is another one of those pesky words that has no rhyme, even though it shares an ending (-int) with many other words.

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Which of these words rhymes with rhyme?

The word rhyme has its roots from the Middle English word rime. Its current spelling has stood since the 17th century.

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Which of these words rhymes with chance?

"Chance" comes from the Latin word "cadere" and also has ties to old French.

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Which of these words rhymes with good?

"Good" is the most commonly used adjective in the English language.

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Which of these words rhymes with affiliation?

Derived from medieval Latin, "affiliation" also has ties to French.

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Which of these words rhymes with suspension?

Suspension is from the Latin word "suspensio," but it also has roots in French and English.

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Which of these words rhymes with creation?

It comes from the Latin word "creare," but also with roots in English and French.

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Which of these words rhymes with coarse?

"Coarse" is possibly derived from "course," although its exact origins are unknown.

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Which of these words rhymes with orange?

"Orange" has almost no perfect rhymes, with the exception of the rarely used "sporange," which is an alternate form of the word "sporangium" (a term for a part of a fern).

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Which of these words rhymes with stunt?

"Stunt" has Germanic origins and may even be related to the word "stump," from English.

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Which of these words rhymes with month?

Month has no words to rhyme with.

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Which of these words rhymes with butterfly?

"Flutterby" was the original name for "butterfly."

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Which of these words rhymes with quotation?

"Quotation" comes from the medieval Latin words "quotare" and "quotatio," with ties to English word "quote."

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Which of these words rhymes with silver?

"Silver" has nearly no words to rhyme with. The only exception is the rare word "chilver" or a female lamb.

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