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Section 7.3

Ornate Language

Use the simplest, most direct words possible. Usedfor their own sake, ornate words simply distract the reader from your main point. See Wordiness.


This peak is theorized to be resultant from two competing effects: drivingforce and velocity.


This peak is believed to result from two competing effects: driving forceand velocity.


There were several known facts about spherulite growth that had a bearingon my interpretation of results.


Several facts about spherulite growth influenced my interpretation ofresults.

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