Grammar Bomb: FLARE vs FLAIR

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Grammar Bomb1724.008_Flare vs Flair

 

“She has a flair for starting a project well,

but usually the flare of success isn’t long-lived.”

 

flare {noun & verb} [THINK: brief burst of bright flame; born with sudden intensity]
flair {noun} [THINK: aptitude for doing something well]

 

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