Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Weak Structures

Here are some groups of words that may point out weak structures in your writing.

What would you add to these lists?

Overused / Intensives
Such, Then, Slightly, Very,
As, Just, Really, Realized,
Actually, In order to, Next

Save for Times of Uncertainty
Would, Should, Ought
Could, May
Might, Can

Form Weak Structures
Rather, Very, A bit,
Some, Sort of, Lots
a While, Little, Pretty

Loose Sentences
And, But, As, Then
Who, Which
When, Where, While

Words you can usually delete
…ly/ous/ful words
Back, Began to, Both, Down
Finally, Just, Really, Right
Started, Suddenly
That, Try to, Up

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