Highly evolved one-trick words


In the most recent edition of The Penguin Dictionary of Troublesome Words, Bill Bryson writes

"The ground is the only place to which a structure can be razed. It is enough to write 'Zurich's autonomous youth centre was razed yesterday'."

Some other words that were once one-trick have also taken the natural next step:

Richard's Useful Lists
One-trick Words Untruisms
Reversible names Heteronyms


Wordplay compiled by Richard Stevens with Rupert Mann, Sarah Brolly and Dave Martin.