Stand tall with short words

You'll stand tall in your readers' eyes if you replace long words with shorter ones whenever you can.

For example:

  • administer = give
  • aggregate = total
  • alternative = choice
  • anticipate = expect
  • articulate = explain
  • association = group
  • characteristic = trait
  • culmination = end
  • fundamental = basic
  • indication = sign
  • ineffective = weak
  • majority = most
  • necessity = need
  • opportunity = chance
  • peculiar = odd
  • possibility = chance
  • regulation = rule
  • reiterate = repeat
  • requirement = need
  • similar = alike
  • similarly = likewise
  • subsequent = later
  • systematic = orderly
  • utilize = use