Can you just imagine your poor teacher at her desk reading “The book was interesting” a hundred times or more? That can’t be good for creating a friendly grading environment!
Skillful writing is not easy; it is a tricky endeavor that involves a fine balance between extremes.
You shouldn’t have too much fuss or too much dry fact in a term paper; either can be tiresome.
One way to develop more interesting writing is to avoid tired or overused words.
You may be surprised at the extent of your own vocabulary, and the fact that you don’t use it for your own benefit. You probably know the meanings of many words, but you don’t employ them in your speech or your writing.
Read over the following sentence…
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