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This is such an interesting forum; I found it when googling "performant" because of my students' repeated use of the word. In French, it's an actual word that means something like performs effectively, efficiently, and well. So, French students use it regularly because it sounds like English, although I'd classify it as a false cognate. Thanks to all for ...
It's lightning and not lightening.
If you are worried about being struck by it, lightning is the word:- the flashing of light produced by a discharge of atmospheric electricity; also : the discharge itself If you are reducing weight, you are lightening:- To make less heavy.
light·en·ing [lahyt-n-ing] noun Medicine/Medical . the descent of the uterus into the pelvic cavity, occurring toward the end of pregnancy, changing the contour of the abdomen and facilitating breathing by lessening pressure under the diaphragm. Lightening is a valid word, that's why you got no spelling errors.
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