Meaning Changes with Stressed Syllable

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Can you name the words that change meaning when the stressed syllable changes?

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Definition When 1st Syllable StressedWordDefinition When 2nd Syllable Stressed
Matter thrown away or rejected as worthlessIndicate or show that one is not willing to do something
A material thing that can be seen and touchedSay something to express one's disapproval of or disagreement with something
A person made weak or disabled by illness or injuryNot legally recognized and therefore void because of contravening a regulation or law
The manner in which a person behavesDirect a performance, as of a musical ensemble
A group of similar buildings or facilities on the same siteConsisting of many different and connected parts
An event in which people compete for supremacy in a sport, activity, or particular qualityOppose (an action, decision, or theory) as mistaken or wrong
An attested top performance or unsurpassed statisticSet down in writing or some other permanent form for later reference, especially officially
A bold or daring featMake full use of and derive benefit from (a resource)
A manufacturer's request for the return of a faulty product by all purchasersBring back into one's mind, especially so as to recount it to others
A situation, object, or statement that is the reverse of anotherCarry on a spoken dialog with one or more persons
An individual or collaborative enterprise that is carefully planned and designed to achieve a particular aimEstimate or forecast on the basis of present trends
An opening, such as a door, passage, or gate, that allows access to a placeFill (someone) with wonder and delight, holding their entire attention
Agricultural goods, esp. fresh fruits and vegetablesMake or manufacture from components or raw materials
Having all the required or desirable elements, qualities, or characteristicsMake completely free from faults or defects, or as close to such a condition as possible
In sports, the team or players who are attempting to score or advance the ballA breach of a law or rule
A dry, barren area of landAbandon in a way considered disloyal or treacherous
The substance or material dealt within a speech, book, etc.In a state of peaceful happiness
A person or thing that is being discussed, described, or dealt withBring under one's control or jurisdiction, typically by using force

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Created May 31, 2011SourceReportNominate
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