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Heteronyms

Have you ever heard of a heteronym? Perhaps not by name, but we use them all of the time. Heteronyms are actually words that are spelled identically but have different meanings when pronounced differently. Sometimes the meanings are completely different, whereas other times they have somewhat related meanings. For example, let’s look at the word “estimate”. Pronounced as EStimit, it …

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