How to use the Overused Words Check

Writers should be wary of many words and phrases in the English language that are indicative of poor writing style. Intensifiers like "very", for example, actually weaken your writing, or hesitant words like "just" or "maybe" make your writing feel unconvincing. Words like these are fine in moderation, but when overused can undermine your ideas. In this report, we'll flag the problematic words and phrases that are commonly overused by writers and help you to eliminate them. As you work through them, you will begin to recognise and avoid using them in the first place

The Overused Words Report - in depth