Word Play: Heteronyms

Heteronyms are words that are spelled identically but have different meanings when pronounced differently, for example: to plant seeds/a female bear: sow
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First submittedMay 31, 2016
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a string musical instrument/a type of fish
bass
to roll up string/the movement of air
wind
one who stitches fabric/conveyance for human waste
sewer
a metal/to guide others
lead
a span of time/very small
minute
to abandon/a very dry environment
desert
a rip in a fabric/a secretion from an eye
tear
to comfort someone/a control panel
console
a bird/jumped off
dove
done with intent/to consider something carefully
deliberate
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to forgive an action/to justify an impropriety
excuse
to put together/a machine for harvesting crops
combine
a person debilitated by illness or injury/something ruled as not acceptable
invalid
to make angry/an aromatic that is burnt
incense
to argue against a ruling/a skill-based competition
contest
fruits and vegetables/to bring forward
produce
to absorb nutrients/a collection of stories
digest
to remake something/a pleasurable pastime
recreation
very old people/brought to a degree of ripeness
aged
a swampy area/something that is shed or cast off
slough
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Level 79
May 31, 2016
I jumped off a cliff = I dove a cliff?