The words resting , wresting sound the same but have different meanings and spellings. Why do resting , wresting sound the same even though they are completely different words?
The answer is simple: resting , wresting are homophones of the English language.
Present participle of <xref>rest</xref>.
That which rests; that which is not in action or in the process of <xref>growth</xref>.
Present participle of <xref>wrest</xref>.
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Homophones (literally "same sound") are usually defined as words that share the same pronunciation, regardless of how they are spelled.