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CONTRONYM
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    Definition:
    A word that can mean the opposite of itself.


    Example:
    buckle (buckle your pants -- to hold together) buckle (knees buckled -- to collapse, fall apart) citation (award for good behavior) citation (penalty for bad behavior)


    Source:
    Using English Language Glossary


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NYM