Not Quite a False Friend

In language learning a "false friend" is a word that looks similar in one language to another language, but does not carry the same meaning.  For example, éxito does not mean "exit", it means success.  Salida means exit.

Many of the words on the following list are something like that, in that they have a meaning similar to an English one but often mean something different. Translating them as the English cognates may make sense some of the time but frequently it won't.

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