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False Friend

A word that appears to be a cognate of a word in another language but is not; the Spanish word “embarazada” means pregnant and is, therefore, a false friend of the English word “embarrassed.”


Fluency is the ability to produce rapid, flowing, natural speech, without concern for grammatical correctness.

Free Morpheme

A morpheme that can stand on its own and have meaning.