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Beware of nominalizations (AKA zombie nouns) - Helen Sword


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Few mistakes sour good writing like nominalizations, or, as Helen Sword likes to call them, zombie nouns. Zombie nouns transform simple and straightforward prose into verbose and often confusing writing. Keep your nouns away from elongating nominalizations!

Multisyllabic words such as globalization and epistemology

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