Similarity to French
A very large number of English words have Latin roots. Consequently, many of them bear a close resemblance to the French words that are used to convey the same meaning. Perhaps even more importantly, a great many English words have been taken directly from the French language into the English language and are used daily as (now) English words.
Writing English has provided lists of French words that have a close resemblance to English word in spelling and meaning. This is done for your interest and amusement.
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