12 Most Misunderstood Words in English
Historical; You think it means; historic. It means pertaining to the past, but not necessarily important to it or a part of it.
Novel; You think it means; any book. It means a book that is a work of fiction.
Less; You think it means; fewer. It means a smaller amount of uncountable nouns.
Continual; You think it means; with no interruptions. It means duration over a long period of time, not necessarily without interruption.
Infamous; You think it means famous. It means having an extremely bad reputation; never used in a positive manner.
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