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Replacing very with an elegant word

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The English Nut


“Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very;’ your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be.” ― Mark Twain

  • Examples:
very able proficient
very boring tedious
very confused baffled
very dirty filthy
very easy effortless
very funny hilarious
very glad overjoyed
very good Excellent
very happy ecstatic
very hard difficult
very interesting fascinating
very joyful exuberant
very kind compassionate
very large huge
very mad demented
very nasty obnoxious
very old ancient
very old aged
very old elderly
very painful excruciating
very quiet hushed
very rude boorish
very shy timid
very tired exhausted
very ugly hideous
very vicious malicious
very wicked evil
very xenophobic jingoistic
very young juvenile
very zen meditative
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