Homophone: Each of two or more words having the same pronunciation but different meanings, origins, or spelling, e.g. new and knew.

Homonym: each of two or more words having the same spelling or pronunciation but different meanings and origins, e.g. quail (the bird) and quail (to cringe in fear).

Homograph: Each of two or more words spelled the same but not necessarily pronounced the same and having different meanings and origins, e.g. buffet (to batter) and buffet (restaurants afraid I’ll make them go broke, seeing how big I am).

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