Careful revision eliminates dead verbs and makes writing more active and
descriptive. ... Since dead verbs are stagnant and not descriptive, the sentences
There are three kinds of dogs. Three kinds of dogs, terrier, bull dog, and collies,
live at the kennel. (Note: do not start a sentence with here or there.) Dead Verb 2
Using dead verbs saps the life out of writing. Once you understand what dead
verbs are, you can change your sentences haunted by dead verbs into lively and
Dead definition, no longer living; deprived of life: dead people; dead flowers;
dead ... noun. 36. the period of greatest darkness, coldness, etc.: the dead of
Feb 13, 2015 ... This is possibly the easiest method for removing dead or passive verbs from your
writing. Just look at the sentence and think of a better, more ...
Dead is an Adjective (a descriptive word); Death is a Noun (a naming word); Die
is a Verb (an action word); Died is the past tense of the verb Die ... English
vocabulary topics including common words lists, charts and example sentences.
Action; Linking (also called Dead verbs); Helping (also called Auxiliary verbs) ...
There may be another action verb in the sentence, but it will not be beside the ...
“Dead words,” by my definition, are words students “use to death” in their writing
.... verb tense that are appropriate for the meaning of the sentence. applying the ...
www.beavercreek.k12.oh.us/cms/lib5/OH01000456/Centricity/Domain/265/Dead Word List.pdf
Dead Word List. N2SSWTSWITSP ... Problem-Solving Strategies to Eliminate
Helping Verbs. 1. ... Change another word in the sentence into a verb-For
Writers often fill sentences with weak or unnecessary words that can be deleted
or replaced. ... Because of the variety of nouns, verbs, and adjectives, most things
have a closely ... If words are dead weight, they can be deleted or replaced.