“Which word provides a better description of a puppy: ‘brown’ or ‘cute’?” — writing guru Ann Wylie
In last week’s post I wrote about “dangerously ambiguous” adjectives and how the use of indirect and unclear descriptors can cause readers to ignore or misinterpret your message. The lesson here is to practice precision when you select your descriptors.
What follows is a list of some precise, meaningful adjectives. Consider using these for your next writing assignment.