If uplift is the same as lift up, why are upset and set up opposite in meaning?
Why are pertinent and impertinent, canny and uncanny, and famous and infamous neither opposites nor the same?
How can raise and raze and reckless and wreckless be opposites when each pair contains the same sound?
Why does six, seven, eight, and nine change to sixty, seventy, eighty, and ninety, but two, three, four, and five does not become twoty, threety, fourty, and fivety?
Why is first degree murder more serious than third degree murder but a third degree burn is more serious than a first degree burn?
How can a house simultaneously burn up and burn down?
How can you fill in a form by filling out a form?
How can overlook and oversee be opposites, while “quite a lot” and “quite a few” are alike?
Where are all those people who are spring chickens or who would actually hurt a fly?