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Vowel 6, /0/, versus null, 46 pairs.

As /0/ is a short vowel, it does not appear in an open syllable, which means that the contrast is either from a deleted initial, such as occult/cult or offish/fish, or from a closed syllable whose consonants permit clustering, such as follow/floe or soppier/spear. In both cases an unstressed component moves up to acquire stress, so that the contrast is not strictly minimal.

There are 33 semantic contrasts in the list, giving a semantic loading of 71%.

borage bridge
chaos case
colic click
colleen clean
  colleens cleans
collier clear
  colliers clears
follow floe
  follows floes
follow flow
  followed flowed
  following flowing
  follows flows
forage fridge
  forages fridges
foray fray
  forayed frayed
  foraying fraying
  forays frays
forays phrase
Nicole nickel
occult cult
oddity ditty
  oddities ditties
offish fish
olive live
  olives lives
Oliver liver
onyx nicks
onyx nix
opposition position
orison risen
oryx ricks
oryx wricks
Ossett sit
otter to
rayon rain
rayon reign
rayon rein
repot reaped
socket skit
  sockets skits
solid slid
Sonia sneer
sonic snick
soppier spear

Credit: John Higgins