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Using Effective Words and Phrases

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How you choose your words can make the difference between text that is confused or clear, long-winded or lean, and ordinary or extraordinary. Eliminating redundant and complex words, trimming verbose and unnecessary phrases, and choosing precise and meaningful words engage the reader most effectively. Applying the lessons in this chapter to your writing will help convey your meaning to the reader concisely and precisely.

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  • Tropical Cyclone
  • Complex Word
  • Systematic Underestimation
  • Radar Beam
  • Cold Advection

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Schultz, D.M. (2009). Using Effective Words and Phrases. In: Eloquent Science. American Meteorological Society, Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-935704-03-4_10

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