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heteronym (plural heteronyms)
- (linguistics) A word having the same spelling as another, but a different pronunciation and meaning.
- Agape, "astonished" or "wide open," is a heteronym of agape, "Christian love."
- (literature) A fictitious character created by an author for the purpose of writing in a different style.
word having the same spelling but different pronunciation
ficitious character writing in a different style
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