The English language is nothing if not complex. And that complexity lends itself well to some of the finest prose in history. The fact that we can say one thing a hundred different ways is surely part of the magic.
Certain words have identical meanings; some have similar meanings; others are as distinct as night and day. As for words with similarities, they're known as synonyms. Antonyms, however, are words that have opposite meanings.
Then, there's one other category of -nym words full of interest and intrigue. Homonyms are words that are pronounced and spelled the same, although they have different meanings. Let's dive into an array of examples of antonyms, synonyms, and homonyms.