15 unusual words that make writers swoon
Always opt for simple language over the complex—unless you're dealing with one of these arcane words. Think you could work one into your copy?
Buttersafe » Leaves
The leaves-as-problems metaphor breaks down after a child leaps into the freshly raked pile and starts rolling around shouting, "Wheeeee."
from Lewis Carroll
One day Alice came to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree.
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Synonyms for abundant
To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.
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Young Artist Takes Surreal Self-Portraits to Express Emotions...
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