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List of near rhymes for the word: tell

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Rhymes with 1 syllable

WordBase wordDefinition
rotlrotla unit of weight used in some Moslem countries near the Mediterranean; varies between one and five pounds
stalestaleurinate, of cattle and horses
stallstalla tactic used to mislead or delay
stealsteala stolen base; an instance in which a base runner advances safely during the delivery of a pitch (without the help of a hit or walk or passed ball or wild pitch)
steelsteelknife sharpener consisting of a ridged steel rod
SteeleSteeleEnglish writer (1672-1729)
stelestelean ancient upright stone slab bearing markings
stilestilean upright that is a member in a door or window frame
stillstilla plant and works where alcoholic drinks are made by distillation
stolesteala wide scarf worn about their shoulders by women
stolestolea wide scarf worn about their shoulders by women
stoolstoola simple seat without a back or arms
stylestylea slender bristlelike or tubular process; "a cartilaginous style"
TaalTaalan official language of the Republic of South Africa; closely related to Dutch and Flemish
taeltaela unit of weight used in east Asia approximately equal to 1.3 ounces
tailtailthe posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body
taletalea trivial lie; "he told a fib about eating his spinach"; "how can I stop my child from telling stories?"
talltalla garment size for a tall person
tealtealany of various small short-necked dabbling river ducks of Europe and America
telltella Swiss patriot who lived in the early 14th century and who was renowned for his skill as an archer; according to legend an Austrian governor compelled him to shoot an apple from his son's head with his crossbow (which he did successfully without mishap)
tiletilea flat thin rectangular slab (as of fired clay or rubber or linoleum) used to cover surfaces
tilltilla strongbox for holding cash
TLTLa soft grey malleable metallic element that resembles tin but discolors on exposure to air; it is highly toxic and is used in rodent and insect poisons; occurs in zinc blende and some iron ores
toiltoilproductive work (especially physical work done for wages); "his labor did not require a great deal of skill"
toletoleenameled or lacquered metalware (usually gilded and elaborately painted); popular in the 18th century; "the Pennsylvania Dutch tole watering can might be a reproduction but it looks convincing"
tolltollvalue measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something; "the cost in human life was enormous"; "the price of success is hard work"; "what price glory?"
tooltoolthe means whereby some act is accomplished; "my greed was the instrument of my destruction"; "science has given us new tools to fight disease"
tuilletuillearmor plate that protects the hip and thigh
tulletullea fine (often starched) net used for veils or tutus or gowns
twilltwilla cloth with parallel diagonal lines or ribs
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Rhymes with 2 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
anthillanthilla mound of earth made by ants as they dig their nest
aortalaortalof or relating to the aorta
atoleatoleeaten as mush or as a thin gruel
atollatollan island consisting of a circular coral reef surrounding a lagoon
bandtailbandtailwild pigeon of western North America; often mistaken for the now extinct passenger pigeon
bangtailbangtaila horse bred for racing
bastillebastillea jail or prison (especially one that is run in a tyrannical manner)
battlebattlean energetic attempt to achieve something; "getting through the crowd was a real struggle"; "he fought a battle for recognition"
beetlebeetleinsect having biting mouthparts and front wings modified to form horny covers overlying the membranous rear wings
bestialbestialresembling a beast; showing lack of human sensibility; "beastly desires"; "a bestial nature"; "brute force"; "a dull and brutish man"; "bestial treatment of prisoners"
betelbetelAsian pepper plant whose dried leaves are chewed with betel nut (seed of the betel palm) by southeast Asians
blacktailblacktailmule deer of western Rocky Mountains
bobtailbobtaillarge sheepdog with a profuse shaggy bluish-grey-and-white coat and short tail; believed to trace back to the Roman occupation of Britain
bolt-holebolt-holea hole through which an animal may bolt when pursued into its burrow or den
bookstallbookstalla shop where books are sold
borstalborstalformerly a British reform school for youths considered too young to send to prison
bottlebottlea glass or plastic vessel used for storing drinks or other liquids; typically cylindrical without handles and with a narrow neck that can be plugged or capped
bractealbractealpertaining to or resembling or functioning as a bract
brattlebrattlemake a rattling sound; "clattering dishes"
bristolbristolan industrial city and port in southwestern England near the mouth of the River Avon
brittlebrittlecaramelized sugar cooled in thin sheets
broadtailbroadtailhardy coarse-haired sheep of central Asia; lambs are valued for their soft curly black fur
browntailbrowntailsmall brown and white European moth introduced into eastern United States; pest of various shade and fruit trees
brutalbrutaldisagreeably direct and precise; "he spoke with brutal honesty"
buntalbuntalfine white Philippine fiber from stalks of unopened leaves of talipot palms; used in making hats
butylbutyla hydrocarbon radical (C4H9)
campstoolcampstoola folding stool
cantlecantlethe back of a saddle seat
cartelcartela consortium of independent organizations formed to limit competition by controlling the production and distribution of a product or service; "they set up the trust in the hope of gaining a monopoly"
cartwheelcartwheelacrobatic revolutions with the body turned sideways and the arms and legs outstretched like the spokes of a wheel
CastileCastilea region of central Spain; a former kingdom that comprised most of modern Spain and united with Aragon to form Spain in 1479
cattailcattailtall erect herbs with sword-shaped leaves; cosmopolitan in fresh and salt marshes
CattellCattellAmerican psychologist and editor (1860-1944)
cattlecattledomesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age; "so many head of cattle"; "wait till the cows come home"; "seven thin and ill-favored kine"- Bible; "a team of oxen"
centalcentala United States unit of weight equivalent to 100 pounds
centilecentile(statistics) any of the 99 numbered points that divide an ordered set of scores into 100 parts each of which contains one-hundredth of the total
chaetalchaetalof or relating to chaetae (setae or bristles)
chattelchattelpersonal as opposed to real property; any tangible movable property (furniture or domestic animals or a car etc)
chortlechortlea soft partly suppressed laugh
citolecitolea 16th century musical instrument resembling a guitar with a pear-shaped soundbox and wire strings
coastalcoastallocated on or near or bordering on a coast; "coastal marshes"; "coastal waters"; "the Atlantic coastal plain"
coattailcoattailthe loose back flap of a coat that hangs below the waist
cocktailcocktailan appetizer served as a first course at a meal
coitalcoitalof or relating to coitus or copulation
costalcostalof or relating to or near a rib
CourtelleCourtellean acrylic fabric resembling wool
CristalCristalstreet names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
crotalcrotalany of several lichens of the genus Parmelia from which reddish brown or purple dyes are made
crottalcrottalany of several lichens of the genus Parmelia from which reddish brown or purple dyes are made
crottlecrottleany of several lichens of the genus Parmelia from which reddish brown or purple dyes are made
crustalcrustalof or relating to or characteristic of the crust of the earth or moon
crystalcrystala protective cover that protects the face of a watch
curtailcurtailplace restrictions on; "curtail drinking in school"
curtalcurtal(obsolete) cut short; "a dog with a curtal tail"
cuttlecuttleten-armed oval-bodied cephalopod with narrow fins as long as the body and a large calcareous internal shell
dactyldactyla finger or toe in human beings or corresponding body part in other vertebrates
dentaldentala consonant articulated with the tip of the tongue near the gum ridge
detaildetailan isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole; "several of the details are similar"; "a point of information"
distaldistalsituated farthest from point of attachment or origin, as of a limb or bone
distildistilgive off (a liquid); "The doctor distilled a few drops of disinfectant onto the wound"
distilldistillgive off (a liquid); "The doctor distilled a few drops of disinfectant onto the wound"
dottledottlethe residue of partially burnt tobacco left caked in the bowl of a pipe after smoking
ductileductilecapable of being shaped or bent or drawn out; "ductile copper"; "malleable metals such as gold"; "they soaked the leather to made it pliable"; "pliant molten glass"; "made of highly tensile steel alloy"
ductuleductulea very small duct
entailentailthe act of entailing property; the creation of a fee tail from a fee simple
erstwhileerstwhilebelonging to some prior time; "erstwhile friend"; "our former glory"; "the once capital of the state"; "her quondam lover"
extolextolpraise, glorify, or honor; "extol the virtues of one's children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking"
fantailfantailan overhang consisting of the fan-shaped part of the deck extending aft of the sternpost of a ship
fatalfatalcontrolled or decreed by fate; predetermined; "a fatal series of events"
fertilefertilecapable of reproducing
festalfestaloffering fun and gaiety; "a festive (or festal) occasion"; "gay and exciting night life"; "a merry evening"
fetalfetalof or relating to a fetus; "fetal development"
fettlefettlea state of fitness and good health; "in fine fettle"
fictilefictilecapable of being molded or modeled (especially of earth or clay or other soft material); "plastic substances such as wax or clay"
fishtailfishtailslow down by moving the tail sideways; "The airplane fishtailed on the runway"
foetalfoetalof or relating to a fetus; "fetal development"
folktalefolktalea tale circulated by word of mouth among the common folk
foothillfoothilla relatively low hill on the lower slope of a mountain
footlefootleact foolishly, as by talking nonsense
footstallfootstallan architectural support or base (as for a column or statue)
footstoolfootstoola low seat or a stool to rest the feet of a seated person
footwallfootwallthe lower wall of an inclined fault
forestallforestallkeep from happening or arising; make impossible; "My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"; "Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project"
foretellforetellindicate by signs; "These signs bode bad news"
foxtailfoxtailgrasses of the genera Alopecurus and Setaria having dense silky or bristly brushlike flowering spikes
fractalfractal(mathematics) a geometric pattern that is repeated at every scale and so cannot be represented by classical geometry
freestylefreestylea race (as in swimming) in which each contestant has a free choice of the style to use
freetailfreetailsmall swift insectivorous bat with leathery ears and a long tail; common in warm regions
frontalfrontalthe face or front of a building
frontstallfrontstallmedieval plate armor to protect a horse's head
futilefutileunproductive of success; "a fruitless search"; "futile years after her artistic peak"; "a sleeveless errand"; "a vain attempt"
genteelgenteelmarked by refinement in taste and manners; "cultivated speech"; "cultured Bostonians"; "cultured tastes"; "a genteel old lady"; "polite society"
gentilegentilea Christian; "Christians refer to themselves as gentiles"
gentlegentlestroke soothingly
glottalglottalof or relating to or produced by the glottis; "glottal stops"
glutealglutealof or relating to or near the gluteus muscles
gruntlegruntlecause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of; "She managed to mollify the angry customer"
guttleguttleeat greedily; "he devoured three sandwiches"
hairstylehairstylethe arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
hairtailhairtaillong-bodied marine fishes having a long whiplike scaleless body and sharp teeth; closely related to snake mackerel
headstallheadstallthe band that is the part of a bridle that fits around a horse's head
hightailhightailleave as fast as possible; "We hightailed it when we saw the police walking in"
hostelhostelinexpensive supervised lodging (especially for youths on bicycling trips)
hostilehostiletroops belonging to the enemy's military forces; "the platoon ran into a pack of hostiles"
hotelhotela building where travelers can pay for lodging and meals and other services
hurtlehurtlethrow forcefully
instalinstalset up for use; "install the washer and dryer"; "We put in a new sink"
installinstallset up for use; "install the washer and dryer"; "We put in a new sink"
instilinstilenter drop by drop; "instill medication into my eye"
instillinstillfill, as with a certain quality; "The heavy traffic tinctures the air with carbon monoxide"
kettlekettlea metal pot for stewing or boiling; usually has a lid
kirtlekirtlea long dress worn by women
kittulkittulfishtail palm of India to Malay Peninsula; sap yields a brown sugar (jaggery) and trunk pith yields sago
kitulkitulfishtail palm of India to Malay Peninsula; sap yields a brown sugar (jaggery) and trunk pith yields sago
knotholeknotholea hole in a board where a knot came out
lacteallactealany of the lymphatic vessels that convey chyle from the small intestine to the thoracic duct
lentillentilround flat seed of the lentil plant used for food
lintellintelhorizontal beam used as a finishing piece over a door or window
littlelittlea small amount or duration; "he accepted the little they gave him"
luteallutealof or relating to the corpus luteum
mantelmantelshelf that projects from wall above fireplace; "in Britain they call a mantel a chimneypiece"
MantellMantellEnglish geologist remembered as the first person to recognize that dinosaurs were reptiles (1790-1852)
mantlemantlea sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter
martialmartialRoman poet noted for epigrams (first century BC)
mattolemattolethe Athapaskan language spoken by the Mattole
mentalmentalaffected by a disorder of the mind; "a mental patient"; "mental illness"
metalmetala mixture containing two or more metallic elements or metallic and nonmetallic elements usually fused together or dissolving into each other when molten; "brass is an alloy of zinc and copper"
mettlemettlethe courage to carry on; "he kept fighting on pure spunk"; "you haven't got the heart for baseball"
mortalmortala human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
motelmotela motor hotel
motilemotileone whose prevailing mental imagery takes the form of inner feelings of action
mottlemottlean irregular arrangement of patches of color; "it was not dull grey as distance had suggested, but a mottle of khaki and black and olive-green"
MyrtleMyrtlewidely cultivated as a groundcover for its dark green shiny leaves and usually blue-violet flowers
natalnatala port city in northeastern Brazil
nettlenettleany of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or family Urticaceae)
nuptialnuptialof or relating to a wedding; "bridal procession"; "nuptial day"; "spousal rites"; "wedding cake"; "marriage vows"
octaloctalof or pertaining to a number system having 8 as its base; "an octal digit"
ostealostealcomposed of or containing bone; "osseous tissue"
O'TooleO'TooleBritish actor (born in Ireland in 1932)
oxtailoxtailthe skinned tail of cattle; used especially for soups
pantilepantilea roofing tile with a S-shape; laid so that curves overlap
partialpartiala harmonic with a frequency that is a multiple of the fundamental frequency
pastelpastelany of various pale or light colors
pastilpastila medicated lozenge used to soothe the throat
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