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Can you name the words that end in '-nym'?

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Words or names that...
'-nym' wordExamples
…are derived from a mother or other female ancestor.Björk Guðmundsdóttir
…have the same or very similar meaning.big/large, error/mistake
…composed of two identical parts.yo-yo, pompom, bye-bye
...are required to distinguish older technology after advancementanalog computer, fountain pen
…have the same root and similar pronunciations.beautiful/beauteous
…changes meaning when capitalized.polish, august, concord
…have opposite or near-opposite meanings.dead/alive, boy/girl
…sound the same as a phrase, but are different individually.I scream/Ice Cream, mint spy/mince pie
…describe themselves.noun, word, abbrv., polysyllabic
…are used by foreigners for a place name and differ from the native term.Köln/Cologne, Torino/Turin
Words or names that...
'-nym' wordExamples
…are derived from a father or other male ancestor.J. Peterson
…have the same spelling but different, sewer, refuse
…have two meanings, each the opposite of the, cleave, overlook
…designate something by the name of something associated to it.The White House, The Crown
…are derived from another name, usually a person.cardigan, sandwich
…have the same spelling or pronunciation but different meanings.mean, right/write
…are formed by initial letters of a series of words.NASA, Scuba, ComSat
…are a midway between two opposites.past/PRESENT/future, concave/FLAT/convex
…are assumed as a different name, usually by an author.O'Henry, Mark Twain

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