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List of near rhymes for the word: course

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Rhymes with 1 syllable

WordBase wordDefinition
airsairaffected manners intended to impress others; "don't put on airs with me"
AresAr(Greek mythology) Greek god of war; son of Zeus and Hera; identified with Roman Mars
aresare(Greek mythology) Greek god of war; son of Zeus and Hera; identified with Roman Mars
AresAres(Greek mythology) Greek god of war; son of Zeus and Hera; identified with Roman Mars
arsearsevulgar slang for anus
baresbarelay bare; "denude a forest"
barsbargymnastic apparatus consisting of two parallel wooden rods supported on uprights
bearsbearmassive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
BierceBierceUnited States writer of caustic wit (1842-1914)
birrsbirrsound of something in rapid motion; "whir of a bird's wings"; "the whir of the propellers"
blaresblarea loud harsh or strident noise
blearsblearmake dim or indistinct; "The fog blurs my vision"
blursblura hazy or indistinct representation; "it happened so fast it was just a blur"; "he tried to clear his head of the whisky fuzz"
boarsboaran uncastrated male hog
boorsboora crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
boresborea hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes
bourseboursethe stock exchange in Paris
burrsburrsmall bit used in dentistry or surgery
bursbursmall bit used in dentistry or surgery
byresbyrea barn for cows
carescareactivity involved in maintaining something in good working order; "he wrote the manual on car care"
carscara conveyance for passengers or freight on a cable railway; "they took a cable car to the top of the mountain"
cerescerethe largest asteroid and the first discovered
CeresCeresthe largest asteroid and the first discovered
chairschairthe position of professor; "he was awarded an endowed chair in economics"
charscharany of several small trout-like fish of the genus Salvelinus
chirrschirrmake a vibrant noise, of grasshoppers or cicadas
choirschoirthe area occupied by singers; the part of the chancel between sanctuary and nave
choreschorea specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee; "estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars"; "the job of repairing the engine took several hours"; "the endless task of classifying the samples"; "the farmer's morning chores"
churrschurrmake a vibrant sound, as of some birds
clearscleara clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water; "finally broke out of the forest into the open"
coarsecoarselacking refinement or cultivation or taste; "he had coarse manners but a first-rate mind"; "behavior that branded him as common"; "an untutored and uncouth human being"; "an uncouth soldier--a real tough guy"; "appealing to the vulgar taste for violence"; "the vulgar display of the newly rich"
coercecoerceto cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means :"She forced him to take a job in the city"; "He squeezed her for information"
coirscoirstiff coarse fiber from the outer husk of a coconut
corescorea bar of magnetic material (as soft iron) that passes through a coil and serves to increase the inductance of the coil
corsecorsea region of France on the island of Corsica; birthplace of Napoleon Bonaparte
coursecoursea mode of action; "if you persist in that course you will surely fail"; "once a nation is embarked on a course of action it becomes extremely difficult for any retraction to take place"
crorescrorethe number that is represented as a one followed by 7 zeros; ten million
curescurea medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
curscuran inferior dog or one of mixed breed
cursecurseprofane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger; "expletives were deleted"
czarsczara person having great power
daresdarea challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy; "he could never refuse a dare"
dearsdeara beloved person; used as terms of endearment
doorsdoora swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle; "he knocked on the door"; "he slammed the door as he left"
drearsdrearcausing dejection; "a blue day"; "the dark days of the war"; "a week of rainy depressing weather"; "a disconsolate winter landscape"; "the first dismal dispiriting days of November"; "a dark gloomy day"; "grim rainy weather"
earsearthe sense organ for hearing and equilibrium
errserrto make a mistake or be incorrect
ErseErseany of several related languages of the Celts in Ireland and Scotland
eyreseyrea shallow salt lake in south central Australia about 35 feet below sea level; the largest lake in the country and the lowest point on the continent
fairsfaira traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
farcefarcea comedy characterized by broad satire and improbable situations
faresfarean agenda of things to do; "they worked rapidly down the menu of reports"
fearsfearan emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
fiercefierceviolently agitated and turbulent; "boisterous winds and waves"; "the fierce thunders roar me their music"- Ezra Pound; "rough weather"; "rough seas"
firesfirethe act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy; "hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes"; "they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire"
firsfirany of various evergreen trees of the genus Abies; chiefly of upland areas
flairsflairdistinctive and stylish elegance; "he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer"
flaresflare(baseball) a fly ball hit a short distance into the outfield
floorsfloorthe inside lower horizontal surface (as of a room, hallway, tent, or other structure); "they needed rugs to cover the bare floors"; "we spread our sleeping bags on the dry floor of the tent"
floursflourfine powdery foodstuff obtained by grinding and sifting the meal of a cereal grain
fluorsfluora soft mineral (calcium fluoride) that is fluorescent in ultraviolet light; chief source of fluorine
forceforcea putout of a base runner who is required to run; the putout is accomplished by holding the ball while touching the base to which the runner must advance before the runner reaches that base; "the shortstop got the runner at second on a force"
foresforefront part of a vessel or aircraft; "he pointed the bow of the boat toward the finish line"
foursfoura playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips
fursfurdense coat of fine silky hairs on mammals (e.g., cat or seal or weasel)
garsgarelongate European surface-dwelling predacious fishes with long toothed jaws; abundant in coastal waters
gaursgaurwild ox of mountainous areas of eastern India
gearsgeara toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion
glaresglarean angry stare
goresgorethe shedding of blood resulting in murder; "he avenged the bloodshed of his kinsmen"
gorsegorsevery spiny and dense evergreen shrub with fragrant golden-yellow flowers; common throughout western Europe
guarsguardrought-tolerant herb grown for forage and for its seed which yield a gum used as a thickening agent or sizing material
gyresgyrea round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)
hairshaira filamentous projection or process on an organism
hareshareswift timid long-eared mammal larger than a rabbit having a divided upper lip and long hind legs; young born furred and with open eyes
hearshearget to know or become aware of, usually accidentally; "I learned that she has two grown-up children"; "I see that you have been promoted"
hearsehearsea vehicle for carrying a coffin to a church or a cemetery; formerly drawn by horses but now usually a motor vehicle
heirsheira person who is entitled by law or by the terms of a will to inherit the estate of another
hireshirethe act of hiring something or someone; "he signed up for a week's car hire"
hoarshoarice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)
hoarsehoarsedeep and harsh sounding as if from shouting or illness or emotion; "gruff voices"; "the dog's gruff barking"; "hoarse cries"; "makes all the instruments sound powerful but husky"- Virgil Thomson
horsehorsesolid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
hourshouran indefinite period of time; "they talked for hours"
HoursHoursan indefinite period of time; "they talked for hours"
iresirebelligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)
IRSIRSthe bureau of the Treasury Department responsible for tax collections
jarsjara vessel (usually cylindrical) with a wide mouth and without handles
KhmersKhmerthe Mon-Khmer language spoken in Cambodia
koreskore(Greek mythology) daughter of Zeus and Demeter; made queen of the underworld by Pluto in ancient mythology; identified with Roman Proserpina
korskoran ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to 10 baths or 10 ephahs
lairslairthe habitation of wild animals
learslearthe hero of William Shakespeare's tragedy who was betrayed and mistreated by two of his scheming daughters
loirsloirlarge European dormouse
loresloreknowledge gained through tradition or anecdote; "early peoples passed on plant and animal lore through legend"
lourslourlook angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval
luresluresomething used to lure fish or other animals into danger so they can be trapped or killed
lyreslyrea harp used by ancient Greeks for accompaniment
maarsmaara flat-bottomed volcanic crater that was formed by an explosion; often filled with water
maresmarefemale equine animal
marsmara small reddish planet that is the 4th from the sun and is periodically visible to the naked eye; minerals rich in iron cover its surface and are responsible for its characteristic color; "Mars has two satellites"
MarsMarsa small reddish planet that is the 4th from the sun and is periodically visible to the naked eye; minerals rich in iron cover its surface and are responsible for its characteristic color; "Mars has two satellites"
meresmerea small pond of standing water
miresmirea soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
moiresmoiresilk fabric with a wavy surface pattern
moorsmooropen land usually with peaty soil covered with heather and bracken and moss
moresmores(sociology) the conventions that embody the fundamental values of a group
morsmor(Roman mythology) Roman god of death; counterpart of Thanatos
morsmors(Roman mythology) Roman god of death; counterpart of Thanatos
MorseMorsea telegraph code in which letters and numbers are represented by strings of dots and dashes (short and long signals)
muirsmuirUnited States naturalist (born in England) who advocated the creation of national parks (1838-1914)
myrrhsmyrrharomatic resin that is burned as incense and used in perfume
naresnarisany of the openings to the nasal cavities that allow air to flow through the cavities to the pharynx
nearsnearmove towards; "We were approaching our destination"; "They are drawing near"; "The enemy army came nearer and nearer"
NorseNorsethe northern family of Germanic languages that are spoken in Scandinavia and Iceland
nursenursea woman who is the custodian of children
oarsoaran implement used to propel or steer a boat
oresorea monetary subunit in Denmark and Norway and Sweden; 100 ore equal 1 krona
pairspaira poker hand with 2 cards of the same value
paresparedecrease gradually or bit by bit
parrsparrthe young of various fishes
parspar(golf) the standard number of strokes set for each hole on a golf course, or for the entire course; "a par-5 hole"; "par for this course is 72"
parseparseanalyze syntactically by assigning a constituent structure to (a sentence)
pearspearsweet juicy gritty-textured fruit available in many varieties
PeircePeirceUnited States philosopher and logician; pioneer of pragmatism (1839-1914)
piercepierce14th President of the United States (1804-1869)
poresporeany small opening in the skin or outer surface of an animal
pourspourmove in large numbers; "people were pouring out of the theater"; "beggars pullulated in the plaza"
purrspurra low vibrating sound typical of a contented cat
pursepursea container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women); "she reached into her bag and found a comb"
pyrespyrewood heaped for burning a dead body as a funeral rite
quiresquirea quantity of paper; 24 or 25 sheets
raresrarenot widely distributed; "rare herbs"; "rare patches of green in the desert"
rearsrearthe side that goes last or is not normally seen; "he wrote the date on the back of the photograph"
roarsroara very loud utterance (like the sound of an animal); "his bellow filled the hallway"
scarcescarcedeficient in quantity or number compared with the demand; "fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought"
scaresscarea sudden attack of fear
scarsscaran indication of damage
schmearsschmear(Yiddish) a batch of things that go together; "he bought the whole schmeer"
scoresscorea large number or amount; "made lots of new friends"; "she amassed stacks of newspapers"
scoursscourdiarrhea in livestock
scoursscoursdiarrhea in livestock
searssearcause to wither or parch from exposure to heat; "The sun parched the earth"
sharessharethe part played by a person in bringing about a result; "I am proud of my contribution in advancing the project"; "they all did their share of the work"
shearsshearlarge scissors with strong blades
shiresshireBritish breed of large heavy draft horse
shirrsshirrbake (eggs) in their shells until they are set; "shirr the eggs"
shmearsshmear(Yiddish) a batch of things that go together; "he bought the whole schmeer"
shoresshorea beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support
siressiremale parent of an animal especially a domestic animal such as a horse
siressirislarge spreading Old World tree having large leaves and globose clusters of greenish-yellow flowers and long seed pods that clatter in the wind
sirssirterm of address for a man
slursslura blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek"
smearssmearan act that brings discredit to the person who does it; "he made a huge blot on his copybook"
snaressnarea trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose
snoressnorethe act of snoring or producing a snoring sound
soarssoarthe act of rising upward into the air
soressorean open skin infection
sourcesourcea facility where something is available
sourssourthe property of being acidic
sparessparea score in tenpins; knocking down all ten after rolling two balls
sparssparmaking the motions of attack and defense with the fists and arms; a part of training for a boxer
sparsesparsenot dense; "a thin beard"; "trees were sparse"
spearsspeara long pointed rod used as a tool or weapon
spheressphereany spherically shaped artifact
spiresspirea tall tower that forms the superstructure of a building (usually a church or temple) and that tapers to a point at the top
spoorsspoorthe trail left by a person or an animal; what the hunter follows in pursuing game; "the hounds followed the fox's spoor"
sporessporea small usually single-celled asexual reproductive body produced by many nonflowering plants and fungi and some bacteria and protozoans and that are capable of developing into a new individual without sexual fusion; "a sexual spore is formed after the fusion of gametes"
spursspura railway line connected to a trunk line
squaressquarea hand tool consisting of two straight arms at right angles; used to construct or test right angles; "the carpenter who built this room must have lost his square"
squiressquirean English country landowner
stairsstaira flight of stairs or a flight of steps
staresstarea fixed look with eyes open wide
starsstarthe topology of a network whose components are connected to a hub
stirsstira rapid active commotion
storesstorean electronic memory device; "a memory and the CPU form the central part of a computer to which peripherals are attached"
suressureexercising or taking care great enough to bring assurance; "be certain to disconnect the iron when you are through"; "be sure to lock the doors"
swearsswearhave confidence or faith in; "We can trust in God"; "Rely on your friends"; "bank on your good education"; "I swear by my grandmother's recipes"
tarestare(chemical analysis) a counterweight used in chemical analysis; consists of an empty container that counterbalances the weight of the container holding chemicals
tarstara man who serves as a sailor
tearstearthe process of shedding tears (usually accompanied by sobs or other inarticulate sounds); "I hate to hear the crying of a child"; "she was in tears"
tercetercethe third canonical hour; about 9 a.m.
terestereseither of two muscles in the shoulder region that move the shoulders and arms
tersetersebrief and to the point; effectively cut short; "a crisp retort"; "a response so curt as to be almost rude"; "the laconic reply; `yes'"; "short and terse and easy to understand"
thyrsethyrsea dense flower cluster (as of the lilac or horse chestnut) in which the main axis is racemose and the branches are cymose
tiercetierceone of three equal parts of a divisible whole; "it contains approximately a third of the minimum daily requirement"
tirestirehoop that covers a wheel; "automobile tires are usually made of rubber and filled with compressed air"
torrstorra unit of pressure equal to 0.001316 atmosphere; named after Torricelli
torstora high rocky hill
tourstouran industrial city in western France on the Loire River
ToursToursan industrial city in western France on the Loire River
tsarstsara male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917)
tsorestsoris(Yiddish) trouble and suffering
tyrestyrehoop that covers a wheel; "automobile tires are usually made of rubber and filled with compressed air"
tzarstzara male monarch or emperor (especially of Russia prior to 1917)
varsvara unit of electrical power in an AC circuit equal to the power dissipated when 1 volt produces a current of 1 ampere
verseversea piece of poetry
wareswarecommodities offered for sale; "good business depends on having good merchandise"; "that store offers a variety of products"
warswara concerted campaign to end something that is injurious; "the war on poverty"; "the war against crime"
wearswearthe act of having on your person as a covering or adornment; "she bought it for everyday wear"
weirsweira low dam built across a stream to raise its level or divert its flow
whirrswhirrsound of something in rapid motion; "whir of a bird's wings"; "the whir of the propellers"
whirswhirsound of something in rapid motion; "whir of a bird's wings"; "the whir of the propellers"
whoreswhorea woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
wireswireligament made of metal and used to fasten things or make cages or fences etc
worsebadsomething inferior in quality or condition or effect; "for better or for worse"; "accused of cheating and lying and worse"
worseillsomething inferior in quality or condition or effect; "for better or for worse"; "accused of cheating and lying and worse"
worseworsesomething inferior in quality or condition or effect; "for better or for worse"; "accused of cheating and lying and worse"
yearsyearthe time during which someone's life continues; "the monarch's last days"; "in his final years"
yoresyoretime long past
zaireszairea republic in central Africa; achieved independence from Belgium in 1960
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Rhymes with 2 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
abhorsabhorfind repugnant; "I loathe that man"; "She abhors cats"
abjuresabjureformally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure; "He retracted his earlier statements about his religion"; "She abjured her beliefs"
accurseaccursecurse or declare to be evil or anathema or threaten with divine punishment
acersacertype genus of the Aceraceae; trees or shrubs having winged fruit
acquiresacquirecome to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes); "He grew a beard"; "The patient developed abdominal pains"; "I got funny spots all over my body"; "Well-developed breasts"
acresacreextensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use; "the family owned a large estate on Long Island"
AcresAcresextensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use; "the family owned a large estate on Long Island"
actorsactora theatrical performer
AdarsAdarthe sixth month of the civil year; the twelfth month of the ecclesiastic year in the Jewish calendar (in February and March)
addersaddersmall terrestrial viper common in northern Eurasia
adheresadherefollow through or carry out a plan without deviation; "They adhered to their plan"
adjuresadjurecommand solemnly
admiresadmirefeel admiration for
adoresadorelove intensely; "he just adored his wife"
adverseadversein an opposing direction; "adverse currents"; "a contrary wind"
AdzharsAdzharan autonomous province of Georgia on the Black Sea
aethersaethera medium that was once supposed to fill all space and to support the propagation of electromagnetic waves
affairesaffairea usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
affairsaffairtransactions of professional or public interest; "news of current affairs"; "great affairs of state"
aftersaftersa dish served as the last course of a meal
agarsagara colloidal extract of algae; used especially in culture media and as a gelling agent in foods
ahorseahorsetraveling on horseback; "a file of men ahorseback passed by"
airfaresairfarethe fare charged for traveling by airplane
airforceairforcethe airborne branch of a country's armed forces
AlbersAlbersUnited States painter born in Germany; works characterized by simple geometrical patterns in various colors (1888-1976)
aldersaldernorth temperate shrubs or trees having toothed leaves and conelike fruit; bark is used in tanning and dyeing and the wood is rot-resistant
alluresallurethe power to entice or attract through personal charm
altarsaltara raised structure on which gifts or sacrifices to a god are made
altersalterremove the ovaries of; "Is your cat spayed?"
ambersambera deep yellow color; "an amber light illuminated the room"; "he admired the gold of her hair"
ameersameeran independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)
amerceamercepunish by a fine imposed arbitrarily by the discretion of the court
amirsamiran independent ruler or chieftain (especially in Africa or Arabia)
amoursamoura usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
amperesamperethe basic unit of electric current adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; "a typical household circuit carries 15 to 50 amps"
anchorsanchora mechanical device that prevents a vessel from moving
angersangerbelligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)
anglersanglerfishes having large mouths with a wormlike filament attached for luring prey
AnseresAnserused in some especially older classifications; coextensive with the family Anatidae
anseresanseresused in some especially older classifications; coextensive with the family Anatidae
answersanswera nonverbal reaction; "his answer to any problem was to get drunk"; "their answer was to sue me"
AntaresAntaresthe brightest star in Scorpius
anthersantherthe part of the stamen that contains pollen; usually borne on a stalk
antlersantlerdeciduous horn of a member of the deer family
antrorseantrorsebent or curved forward or upward; "a plant having antrorse hairs on the stem"
AnversAnversa busy port and financial center in northern Belgium on the Scheldt river; it has long been a center for the diamond industry and the first stock exchange was opened there in 1460
apersapersomeone who copies the words or behavior of another
appearsappearcome into sight or view; "He suddenly appeared at the wedding"; "A new star appeared on the horizon"
arboresarbora framework that supports climbing plants; "the arbor provided a shady resting place in the park"
arborsarbora framework that supports climbing plants; "the arbor provided a shady resting place in the park"
arboursarboura framework that supports climbing plants; "the arbor provided a shady resting place in the park"
archersarcherthe ninth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about November 22 to December 21
ardorsardorfeelings of great warmth and intensity; "he spoke with great ardor"
ardoursardourfeelings of great warmth and intensity; "he spoke with great ardor"
armchairsarmchairchair with a support on each side for arms
armoiresarmoirea large wardrobe or cabinet; originally used for storing weapons
armorsarmortough more-or-less rigid protective covering of an animal or plant
armoursarmourtough more-or-less rigid protective covering of an animal or plant
arrearsarrearan unpaid overdue debt
ashlarsashlara rectangular block of hewn stone used for building purposes
askersaskersomeone who asks a question
aspersasper20 aspers equal 1 kurus in Turkey
asperseaspersecharge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone; "The journalists have defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my reputation"
aspiresaspirehave an ambitious plan or a lofty goal
assuresassurebe careful or certain to do something; make certain of something; "He verified that the valves were closed"; "See that the curtains are closed"; "control the quality of the product"
astersasterstar-shaped structure formed in the cytoplasm of a cell having fibers like rays that surround the centrosome during mitosis
atarsataressential oil or perfume obtained from flowers
attarsattaressential oil or perfume obtained from flowers
attiresattireclothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion; "formal attire"; "battle dress"
augersaugerhand tool for boring holes
augursaugur(ancient Rome) a religious official who interpreted omens to guide public policy
auteursauteura filmmaker who has a personal style and keeps creative control over his or her works
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