You may not know the true meaning of some of these words

Sometimes words aren’t what they seem. They can seem to be related but they aren’t. Did you know that cleave is it’s own opposite? That is because it is two words that merged together due to sound shift, but the two separate meanings still remain. As with the words showcased in this video, the meaning of a lot of these words have become obscured over time, but you can now discover them 🙂

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