How Many English Words End in “gry” and Which English Words Rhyme with Orange, Purple, and Silver?

In the English language, there are only two words that end in “GRY”: angry and hungry.

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There are only three words that end in “CEED”: exceed, proceed, and succeed, while liquefy, putrefy, rarefy, and stupefy are the only four words ending in “EFY.”

As for orange, purple, and silver, poets and songwriters should probably stay away from them, because there are no words in the entire English language that rhyme with them, absolutely none.

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2 thoughts on “How Many English Words End in “gry” and Which English Words Rhyme with Orange, Purple, and Silver?”

  1. i just read on another site that there are two english words that rhyme with orange actually.

  2. AACCTUALLY yes, purple rhymes with “kurple”. the bit of a saddle that goes under a horse’s tail, also known as a crup, and the other is hurple

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