Homophones for Homophone Games
NOTE.–These exercises on words of similar sound, instead of being gathered into a single department, are interspersed throughout the book.
raised, lifted up. plait, a fold.
razed, destroyed. plate, flattened metal.
pries, inspects closely. plumb, perpendicular.
prize, to value. plum, a fruit.
pray, to supplicate. place, site; spot.
prey, a spoil. plaice, a fish.
pore, a small opening. please, to gratify.
pour, to cause to flow. pleas, excuses.
poll, the head. bell, a sounding vessel.
pole, a rod; a perch. belle, a fine young lady.