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It has been suggested that Style (literature) be merged into this article. ... The choice of a conceptual writing style molds the overall character of the work. ... To secure force in a sentence, it...

Examining Word Choice and Mood With Goosebumps: A Lesson ...

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Sep 26, 2014 ... Examine how an author like R.L. Stine uses word choice to create ... of words and pick out connotative words that have a stronger implication of feelings. ... Note: These clues might vary depending on the version of the book you're using. .... Within those sentences, have students underline the words that ...

Five Weak Words that Make Your Writing Less Effective - Jeff Goins

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Here are five lazy words that make your writing weaker and how to fix them. ... Bonus: For more tips on becoming a stronger writer delivered directly to your inbox for free, click here. ... In the last sentence does “got” mean “found” or “have” ? ... In these cases, the writers are using different versions of the verb to be when they ...

WritingFix: Word Choice Resources and Lessons

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Writing Traits: Teaching the Skills of Word Choice ... ideas, lessons, and resources that can only be found in the printed version. ... The words you choose to include in your writing have profound impact on your reader. .... Before writing, students should have discussed the power of good verbs in a story's sentences, and you ...

Choosing Secure Passwords - Schneier on Security

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Mar 3, 2014 ... My advice is to take a sentence and turn it into a password. .... @wilson I don't follow - I have 55,000 words to start. ..... weak passwords, allow those people who would choose stronger passwords to do so, and ..... Choice of 8 characters, uppercase letters only, gives you about 10 ** 11 possible passwords.

How it gets said #1: Word choice and phrasing « Patricia C. Wrede

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Dec 16, 2015 ... If dialog is the little black dress of fiction, word choice and phrasing are the accessories that dress it up or down. ... It's also fairly easy to come up with additional versions – the poetic one, ... Pick another who never has a sentence in dialog that's more than ... (He also drinks nothing stronger than gre...

On Language: What Did He Feel When He Felt? | An American Editor

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Oct 16, 2013 ... Consequently, the choice of word imparts the author's sense of authority. ... rather , it is informality has its place and whether or not to accept informal ... I view feel as a weak version of think, almost as an indicator that the person ... feels for thinks would change the sense of the sentence, if not the meanin...

Autocorrect: How does it work? Do we need it? | Dictionary.com Blog

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Dec 30, 2013 ... So, if the verb of your sentence was not correctly conjugated for the subject, ... (If you have questions about autocorrect in Microsoft Word, learn more here.) .... “ Then pick my call And speak me some words” correct my grammar and explain ..... I do not have the choice of a Canadian English keyboard or spell ...

Introduction - Purdue OWL Engagement

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In the second part of the GED Language Arts, Writing test, you will have 45 ... Word choice refers to the candidate's ability to use appropriate words to express an idea. .... After you choose a main idea for your essay, write a sentence that reflects ... argument and then lead up to the strongest argument so that you drive home ...

Better Synonyms, Better Antonyms | Thesaurus.com

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Dictionary and Word of the Day. ... Adjust it higher to choose from words that are more complex. ... exceptional star · improved star · superior star · choice star · exceeding star · fitter .... Concept Thesaurus for word better. 3. .... Example Sentences for better ... But he had better have kept his ...

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Word Choice - The Writing Center at UNC-Chapel Hill

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This handout can help you revise your papers for word-level clarity, eliminate ... As you work on a paper, you choose your topic, your approach, your sources, and ... If you have a sentence that has been marked “awkard,” “vague,” or “ unclear,” try to .... Finally, you come up with Version 3, which is a stronger thesis because it ....

Replace the underlined words with more exact words from the box ...

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are always good. Change each underlined'word to a more vivid word of your ... Write a description of an animal you have seen. Use strong, vivid ... writing powerful. Writing Word Choice 13 ... Choose the more vivid verb to complete each sentence. Write the ... Write the stronger verb in () for each sentence. 1. Because of her ...

Examples of Connotative Words

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Depending on our experiences, certain words have a positive, negative, ... context, the connotation of a word choice can change the meaning of a sentence considerably. .... If I had to choose one ocean dwelling animal to do anything with it's a ...

englishforeveryone.org Directions: Choose the best word(s) to ...

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Sentence Completion 20 (high-advanced GRE level). Directions: ... censuring may have been responsible for the ... times, but found that the first version of ... were like brothers to one another, this word is still not the strongest answer choice.

25 Things You Should Know About Word Choice « terribleminds ...

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Mar 6, 2012 ... Word choice is like a textual version of that game where you try to bring the reader ... For every sentence and every story you have a plethora of right words. .... by a stronger one or where it adds needless roughage to a sentence. ... Certainly you have some leeway in terms of choosing the correct words for ...