Eliminate These 10 Words From Your Writing

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You don’t want to weaken your writing using words that make you seem generic, uncertain or unprofessional. Aim for style and specificity by taking these filler words out of your rotation.

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  1. Just
  2. Really
  3. Very
  4. Perhaps
  5. Quite
  6. Amazing
  7. Literally
  8. Stuff
  9. Things
  10. Got

Why should you cut these words from you writing? Check out the video above for more. 

Edition: October 2016

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