Paradoxical Words

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

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

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