If you’re looking for new words to express new ideas or old ideas in new ways, here’s five questions you should ask before using a new word.
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How do you balance the needs of a diverse audience on religious topics? By respecting everyone.
Editing copy meant for a religious audience requires becoming familiar with the religion’s writing style.
A rule exists claiming that the word “appreciate” should not be used to mean “value.” Interestingly, multiple dictionaries beg to differ.
When someone sneezes, an overwhelming majority of people wish them a blessing from their god. Why is that?
A “bludgeon” is defined as “a heavy, short club that is thicker at one end or is weighted at one end.” It’s a good alternative for “club.”
Though it can be conflated with “procrastinate,” the verb “prevaricate” means “to speak or act evasively; to avoid telling the truth; to lie.”
A cacophony is “a collection of loud, harsh sounds heard all at once.” It’s disharmony. Discord. Dissonance. Noise.
“Adverse” usually pairs with “effects,” “reactions,” or “impact.” But do you know what Chaucer first paired it with?
Testimony and testament are similar words that, for many writers, can be easy to confuse. There is a clear difference between them, however.