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  Robert Haigh  —  Grammar Tips
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A word taken from a classical language. For example, instead of breakable, English often uses the Latin word fragile; instead of dog we sometimes use the Latin word canine; instead of saying that a disease is catching, we often prefer the Latin word infectious.

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