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Word number 1: Spare

First meaning: Spare someone's life-let someone live
E.g. The knight decided to spare the dragon's life.
Second meaning: Spare as in spare tire-additional
E.g. Do you have a spare tire for my car?
 
Word number 2: Scale
First meaning-to climb (usually a mountain)
E.g. The cat likes to scale the fence.
Second meaning: A machine used to measure weight
E.g. She got on the scale to weigh herself.

Word number 3: Bowl
First meaning: to hit down (ten) pins using a heavy ball
E.g. Try to knock down all pins in one bowl
Second meaning: A round container for (usually) soup
E.g. The bowl of milk fell on the floor


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