Sometimes people think their writing isn't impressive or emphatic enough, so they try to boost it by adding more words or bigger words. Don't do that. Resist the urge to be verbose or pack in jargon. Use simple, clear language.

Here are some examples:

But do you really need all those words? How about:

I believe that the most important thing in writing is clarity. Being able to communicate my ideas clearly is the goal. So forgo the plethora of words, eschew grandiloquence, bombast and circumlocution, and favour brevity and economy of language above all else.

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