Some words that we may use in written and spoken conversations add little value or meaning to our messages. Developing the ability to spot potentially unnecessary words in a sentence, questioning their value and optionally removing the "hangers-on", can help turn an average "amateur" publication into one that is tight, snappy, focused. Yet depending on the kind of document we're creating, adding more and different words can sometimes add color, texture, greater meaning, contrast, and emphasis to what we want to say. The "magic trick" involves working out what is required and what you can lose.
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These words are usually unnecessary and can be cut out. Exception: can be used sparingly in dialogue because it makes a character more realistic. In general, beginning authors use too many of this word in their writing. Even old pros often search this word during the editing process to delete those that are unnecessary.
In each of the following sentences, repetition of words or phrases or redundant use of similar terms is easily eliminated, as described in the explanations and shown in the revisions that follow each example. This procedure is called an assay. An assay determines the purity of a precious metal. The repetition in this sentence is suitable for aiding beginning readers in comprehension but is stilted and unsuitable for normal usage. We often refer to this type of test as purple-team testing.
By Angela Boothroyd. It also includes a list of common examples of redundancy. Redundancy in writing is the unnecessary repetition or duplication of words, phrases, sentences, ideas and information etc. We can omit one of them without losing any meaning. Superfluous words make your writing less succinct.