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Rogue vs. rouge

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  • A rogue is (1) a scoundrel, (2) a vicious or solitary animal, or (3) a fraudulent piece of software. The word is also an adjective meaning vicious and solitary. Rouge is a pinkish color or a reddish powder. It’s also a verb meaning to put rouge onto. It appears surprisingly often in place of rogue.

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    1. tomo008866 says:

      ‘Rogue’ makes more sense. I say ‘Tongue’, not ‘tounge’. Similar rules apply here.

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