Vague words suck the life out of your writing like a malnourished grammar vampire. It’s important to follow the rule of ‘show don’t tell’ I’m sure you’ve heard thousands of […]
Fear: be afraid of (someone or something) which is perceived as being dangerous, painful, or threatening.
Panic: sudden uncontrollable fear or anxiety, often causing unthinking behavior.
People are less likely to know what you mean if you use Alizarin red. Another thing to watch out for is if it makes sense in context. “His hair was as red as fresh, summer rhubarb”, is not…
Definition Anxiety: a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome. Nervousness: agitated or alarmed; tending to be anxious; highly strung. Synonym […]
A colour name existing doesn’t mean that it will translate well, or mean anything, in writing. Generally, people will know fern green as they’ve likely seen a fern before. People are less likely to know what you mean if you use Cal Poly Green. Another thing to watch out for is if it makes sense in context. “She was …
Definition A strong feeling of annoyance, displeasure, or hostility. Synonym Strength These are just some of the words that can be used to describe anger. For more, go to […]
The way we speak often doesn’t make for good writing. We fill our sentences with more reflexive words – like very or really – than we realize. When written, it can make people wonder if they need to give you a tap on the head