Paradoxical Words

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Can you name the words that are antonyms of themselves (contranyms)?

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Definition 1WordDefinition 2
To pay someone for the temporary use of somethingTo let someone use something temporarily in exchange for money
fasten or be fastened with metal deviceto cut or trim
To deliberately and forcibly hit hardTo swing at and miss a ball
to remove a fine, dry powder consisting of tiny particles of earth or waste mattercover lightly with a powdered substance
Subject to debate, dispute, or uncertaintyhaving no practical significance to even discuss
Remaininghas gone
conceal someone or something with a thin concealmentshow a movie or video or broadcast
experiencing worry, unease, or nervousness about an imminent eventwanting something very much to happen
Definition 1WordDefinition 2
To endureTo wear away
look at all parts of (something) carefully in order to detect some featurelook quickly but not very thoroughly
split or severstick fast to
give official permission or approval for an actionimpose penalty on (usually legal)
Competent or able to do something; capableincomplete, limited
moving or capable of moving at high speedfirmly fixed or attached
The act of supervisingan unintentional failure to notice or do something

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