Descent or decent?

I’m reading a very popular romance novel at the moment, by an author I respect. And last night I read about how the hero was actually a pretty “descent” guy.

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I cringed to find this in a well-reviewed and spectacularly selling book…but it just goes to show you that we all make errors, and even the best authors can benefit from a nitpicky anal retentive editor. Like me.

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