‘Flair’ or ‘flare’?

Although pronounced in a similar way flair and flare have different meanings. Flair means 'a natural ability or talent', as in:

She had a flair for languages.

Whereas flare means 'burn suddenly' or 'become wider', as in:

The flare of the match lit up his face.

There was a slight flare at the ends of his trouser legs.

 

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