Literary word of interest:


Contronyms are words (or sometimes short expressions) which have two more or less opposite meanings.

BoltTo hold together (as in mechanical bolting) or to separate by fleeing.

Garnish:  To add to (as with food preparation ) or to take away (as with wages).

Hold up:  To support (as in Liberty holding up the torch) or to impede (as in holding up legislation).

Trim: To decorate (as with a Christmas tree) or to remove excess (as with a mustache).

Wind up:  To start (as with a clock) or to end (as with a business).