Language Quiz / A Contronym Conspiracy

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Contronyms are words that have two or more meanings that directly contradict each other. Can you name them?

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Meaning 1ContronymMeaning 2
A payment.An invoice for a payment.
To add small particles through sprinkling.To remove small particles.
An advantage to preserve equality.A disadvantage that creates inequality.
Remained.Departed.
An example to strive for.A copy of something else.
Deactivated.Activated.
To approve.To boycott.
Completed.Ended.
To withstand.To wear away.
Invisible or see-through.Obvious and clear.
To resist doing something.To repeat doing something.
To supervise and oversee.To neglect or miss a crucial detail.

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