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(1) Meaning the opposite = antonym
(2) Same pronunciation but different meanings = homonym
(3) A fictitious name; an "alt" = pseudonym
(4) Homograph = heteronym
(5) A name derived from a father's name = patronym
(6) A pronounceable initialism = acronym
(7) Named for someone: e.g. pasteurization, Parkinson's = eponym
(8) Just in case you work undercover, your codename = cryptonym
(9) A place name based on a geographical feature = toponym
(10) A reduplicated taxonomical name; you red foxes should know this! = tautonym

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