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First of all I'm a 9 letter word:

  1. I mean the opposite of the anagram 'ELAPSING'.

Me, I'm a 8 letter word:

  1. I, having the same pronunciation of the first word(but there's a little pause after pronouncing the first two letters) , I can be grasped in the following clue: 'Unconscious of junk now in gardens keeping'.

What are these two words?

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    $\begingroup$ Be careful of homonyms in games intended for a global audience. Are you certain that these two words are pronounced the same as each other in every dialect? $\endgroup$ Feb 10 '20 at 17:43
  • $\begingroup$ @IanMacDonald From a British perspective I can't see any similarity in the pronunciation of the these two words! T_T $\endgroup$
    – Paul Evans
    Feb 11 '20 at 16:57
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First of all I'm a 9 letter word:

UNKNOWING

I, having the same pronunciation of the first word(but there's a little pause after pronouncing the first two letters) , I can be grasped in the following clue: 'Unconscious of junk now in gardens keeping'.

This is a cryptic clue: junk now in gardens

Me, I I'm a 8 letter word:

ANNOYING

I mean the opposite of the anagram 'ELAPSING'.

If you are annoying, you are certainly not PLEASING*

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    $\begingroup$ Did you just edit your answer to include without explanation the word I found but leave the rest of it the same? $\endgroup$ Feb 10 '20 at 21:22
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    $\begingroup$ @Randal'Thor No, I found the rest of the answer - I just accidentally hit 'edit' first $\endgroup$
    – Avi
    Feb 10 '20 at 21:22
  • $\begingroup$ Oh I see, and now it looks like my comment came after the rest of your edit :-/ And I edited my answer to the full solution (hat-tip to JMP) before seeing your full edit here. $\endgroup$ Feb 10 '20 at 21:27
  • $\begingroup$ Can confirm: these two words are not homonyms. $\endgroup$ Feb 11 '20 at 18:32
  • $\begingroup$ @IanMacDonald Not for me, either, but they're pretty close $\endgroup$
    – Avi
    Feb 11 '20 at 18:33
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The solution appears to be

UNKNOWING and ANNOYING,

where the OP has mixed up the explanations for the two words.

The 9-letter word is clued by "Unconscious of junk now in gardens keeping":

unconscious = UNKNOWING, and this word is contained in "junk now in gardens".

The 8-letter word is clued by the ELAPSING thing:

ANNOYING is a synonym of PLEASING which is an anagram of ELAPSING.

Thanks to @JMP for getting the 8-letter word after I figured out the 9-letter one.

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  • $\begingroup$ You've gotten the first one carry on trying... $\endgroup$ Feb 10 '20 at 21:17
  • $\begingroup$ @user11039033 I'm confused by the structure of the question. The word I've found is 9 letters but it's clued in the second clue (the one for the 8-letter word). $\endgroup$ Feb 10 '20 at 21:18
  • $\begingroup$ That is ANNOYING :{ $\endgroup$
    – JMP
    Feb 10 '20 at 21:21
  • $\begingroup$ @JMP Too late :P $\endgroup$
    – Avi
    Feb 10 '20 at 21:22
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    $\begingroup$ @user11039033 Would have been a great puzzle if you'd got the 9 and 8 the right way round :-P The cluing of the 9-letter word was very nice, although I wouldn't agree on the two words being homophones. $\endgroup$ Feb 10 '20 at 21:29
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The words might be

DEPRESSED and DEEP REST (Maybe a compound word?)
I know the second one is a stretch

I mean the opposite of the anagram 'ELAPSING'.

An opposite of PLEASING could be DEPRESSED

I can be grasped in the following clue: 'Unconscious of junk now in gardens keeping'.

Something buried in a garden could be in a DEEP REST.

Thoughts

I'm assuming a lot with this answer. It is a very big stretch, but it does work a little.

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  • $\begingroup$ NB: There's a little pause after pronouncing the first two letters NOT words. $\endgroup$ Feb 10 '20 at 19:54
  • $\begingroup$ @user11039033, I understand that. The pause is in the first word. Like I said, I made assumptions while formulating my answer. $\endgroup$
    – MacGyver88
    Feb 10 '20 at 20:17
  • $\begingroup$ DEEP REST is two words. $\endgroup$
    – JMP
    Feb 10 '20 at 21:05
  • $\begingroup$ @JMP, I agree. I couldn't do any better though. I thought it was pretty good for what it was and threw it up here. $\endgroup$
    – MacGyver88
    Feb 10 '20 at 21:15

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