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Attach vs Detach

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Puzzle ID:#1303
Fun:*** (2.74)
Difficulty:*** (2.26)
Submitted By:starman****
Corrected By:cnmne




A "contronym" is a single word that has two or more meanings that contradict each other.

What is a contronym for attaching something vs. cutting something loose?

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Dec 30, 2003

I liked this teaser.
The hint helped a lot.
May 22, 2005

i didn't get it but i still thought you did an awesome job
Feb 10, 2015

Trim - trimmed the xmas tree, trimmed my hair
Nov 17, 2016

The word "cleave" has similar definitions.

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