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CHECKING ON OVERUSED WORDS

To check whether any of the following words proliferate in your manuscript, in MS Word click on Home, click on the Editing tab, and click on Find. A Navigation box will appear on the left-hand side of the screen. Enter the word in the blank field and press enter. The number of times the word appears in the document will appear. The program highlights the word and the up & down arrows enable you to move quickly through the document making any required changes.


that                            

quite                         

all

then

just

got

well

need

think

this

so

always

now

very

had

seemed

noticed

often

began



The above list is not exhaustive; each writer will have his or her unique list of favoured words.

Happy hunting!


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