Stop Using the Word ‘Very’

Of course, you don’t need to stop using the word ‘very’.

But good writers avoid it, as it’s often overused and can sound a bit boring.

So what can we do instead?

Expand our vocabulary.

Here are some examples:

very nice = charming
very boring = dreary, tedious
very clean = spotless
very cold = freezing
very deep = bottomless
very difficult = complex
very dirty = filthy

If you need help to find a suitable word, take a look at www.losethevery.com.

Just add a simple adjective and press the Get/Refresh Result button and see what happens.

Or press the Random button to learn new words.

I’d love to know if you find this tool helpful.

 

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