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730 Ways to Avoid Saying "Bad"

730 Ways to Avoid Saying "Bad"

You know what’s bad? Overusing plain, simple, nonexpressive vocabulary when there is an abundance of rich, expressive alternatives scattered across the English language. That’s not just bad. It’s shameful, nonsensical, and unskillful. Sure, “bad” will get the point across, but there are so many other words that add depth and nuance. If you use “bad,” you’re settling for a plain, shallow description of the events. When you’re writing prose...

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