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58-ish words that rhyme with "days".

One-syllable words only. There are so many possible words that I made some executive decisions. I tried to get only words that are really in use in English (even if they were borrowed), with no abbreviations, proper names, possessives or contractions. I expect there will be things you consider omitted or not valid. I am open to suggestions.
Hint: Think of homophones.
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Last updated: October 31, 2019
First submittedDecember 20, 2014
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One syllable, English, no proper names.
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rhyme
baize
bays
blaze
braes
braise
brays
braze
chaise
rhyme
clays
crays
craze
daze
drays
faze
flays
fraise
rhyme
frays
gays
gaze
glaze
grays
graze
haze
jays
rhyme
lays
leis
laze
maize
maze
nays
neighs
pays
rhyme
phase
phrase
plaise
plays
praise
prays
preys
raise
rhyme
rays
raze
rnase
shays
slays
sleighs
smaze
spays
rhyme
splays
sprays
stays
strays
sways
taze
trays
treys
rhyme
ways
weighs
yeas
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level 72
Dec 20, 2014
Cool quiz! How about plays and laze? Also, there are a few challenges with American and English usage of English, for instance Americans pronounce vase (which isn't listed) to rhyme with days, though elsewhere it's pronounced vahz. Also, quays is only a rhyme in American English - in English English it's pronounced "keys". Isn't "greys" and "grays" just the English English and American English spellings of the same word, in which case maybe it would be worth just listing once, allowing the alternate spelling as a type-in? Finally, mase is out of alphabetical order.
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level 63
Dec 20, 2014
How about plays and laze?
I feel certain those, along with "spays", were on there and then I dropped them somehow. Added.

For instance Americans pronounce vase (which isn't listed) to rhyme with days
For me (American), "vase" rhymes with "race", not "days". Maybe if I get enough complaints ...

Also, quays is only a rhyme in American English - in English English it's pronounced "keys".
I had never heard "quays" in my life, and added it for thoroughness. Never occurred to me that it would rhyme with "keys". I am dropping it.

Isn't "greys" and "grays" just the English English and American English spellings of the same word,
Never realized why there were two. Combining them.

Finally, mase is out of alphabetical order.
Nope :). It's RNASE, which the internet claims is actually one syllable.
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level 29
Dec 20, 2014
Cool quiz :)...but how about braids and hays?
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level 63
Dec 20, 2014
"Braids" doesn't rhyme because if the "d". "Hays" -- the plural of "hay", or something else? Can you really have "hays" or would more hay still just be hay?
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level 29
Dec 21, 2014
Well hay is a mass noun (like grass) and doesn't usually use a plural, but in some circumstances, like when you're describing the different types of hay, the plural hays can be used...it's up to u whether u wanna include it or not.
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level 66
May 19, 2017
Someone can actually "hay" and (s)he hays is therefore an option. Not saying anyone uses it, but it is a verb. :)
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level 32
Dec 24, 2014
Leis is a Hawaiian word.
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level 66
May 19, 2017
Cays is another one, sometimes pronounces as keys, sometimes as cays. Your choice :)
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level 74
Sep 27, 2017
Really good quiz. Depending on where you're from, vase would also rhyme.
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level 64
May 16, 2019
Can you put the answers in alphabetical order?
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level 63
Jun 13, 2019
They are alphabetical going top-down. Did you notice one out of order?
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