English words that are their own opposites

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This is for our friends who often struggle to learn our crazy English Language - an article from Mental Floss:

 

http://www.mentalfloss.com/article/49834/14-words-are-their-own-opposites

 

It is no wonder you get confused!

asked Apr 04 '13 at 18:34 Patty T Grammarly Fellow

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Great list, Patty. I don't think I've seen them laid out out in one place like this. It's different, but similar to a routine that Gallagher used to do where he would start with a work like 'comb', morph it into 'tomb', then into 'bomb', and so on.

link comment answered Apr 04 '13 at 19:41 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

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