Know the value of words, their impact, and their contribution to a sentence. In my short time of teaching, I always encouraged my students to look up words in a dictionary, to check a thesaurus, and to use a synonym/antonym dictionary.
The comment on your paper “Could Be Better Worded” implies that a possible method might be to copy and paste the words into a new Microsoft Word document and study them. Once you have an idea about how you want to move forward, then copy the revision back into your document.
We get better at writing through revision.
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