Cryptic crossword reference lists
Words with self-contradictory meanings.
Contronyms are also known as auto-antonyms.
blunt - not sharp, to the point
cleave - split, stay together
fast - moves quickly, stays where it is
handicap - advantage, disadvantage
oversight - supervision, failure to notice
quite - slightly, completely
sanction - permit, penalise
screen - show, hide
stand by - support, uninvolved
stay - remain, keep going
transparent - invisible, obvious
variety - one type, many types
weather - withstand, wear away
worst - least favoured, get the better of
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