Word and Phrases to Avoid

Proper word or phrase selection can greatly simplify and clarify your writing

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take into considerationconsider
terminateend, stop
the majority ofmost
the organism in questionthis organism
the question as to whetherwhether
the reason why is thatbecause
the tests have not as yetthe tests have not
the treatment having been performedafter treatment
there are (omit)
there can be little doubt that this isdoubt that this is this probably is
there is (omit)
there is a need formust, should
there is no doubt but thatdoubtless, no doubt
this is a subject thatthis subject
this is a topic thatthis topic
through the use ofby, with (not “via”)
throughout the entire areathroughout the area
throughout the whole experimentthroughout the experiment
two equal halveshalves
type of(consider eliminating this phrase)

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