Writing Topic: Eliminating Wordiness

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 ELIMINATING WORDINESS

 

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Twelve Tips for Eliminating Wordiness
1. Substitute Phrases for Words
2. Eliminate Redundant Words
3. Avoid Needless Repetition
4. There is/There are
5. It
6. To be
7. Avoid Weak, Wordy Verbs
8. Eliminate Needless Prepositions
9. That/Which
10. Fight Noun Addiction
11. Nominalizations
12. Make Negatives Positive

 

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