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stubble stumble

The man whose face was covered with stubble stumbled on a stone.

Those two words have quite similar spelling but they absolutely have different meanings. These words only differ in one phoneme: b in stubble and m in stumble. In English, stubble and stumble is a minimal pair.

short, stiff hairs growing on a man's face when he has not shaved for a while.
trip or momentarily lose one's balance; almost fall

words, 13-11-19 23:49, 14-02-19 08:25, Yosei

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