The words glairy, glary sound the same but have different meanings and spellings. Why do glairy, glary sound the same even though they are completely different words?
The answer is simple: glairy, glary are homophones of the English language.
Slimy. Like glair, or partaking of its qualities; covered with glair; viscous and transparent.
Dazzlingly bright; glaring.
Definitions from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License, from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition and Wordnik.
Homophones (literally "same sound") are usually defined as words that share the same pronunciation, regardless of how they are spelled.