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# Although amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, typically

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1. Although amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, typically causes death within 3 to 5 years of the onset of symptoms,
on average, the famous physicist Stephen Hawking has defied the odds, in contrast,
by living more than 40 years
after his initial diagnosis.
• typically causes death within 3 to 5 years of the onset of symptoms, on average, the famous physicist Stephen
Hawking has defied the odds, in contrast,
• causes death within 3 to 5 years of the onset of symptoms, on average, the famous physicist Stephen Hawking has
defied the odds, in contrast,
• typically causes death within 3 to 5 years of the onset of symptoms, the famous physicist Stephen Hawking has
defied the odds
• causes death within 3 to 5 years of the average onset of symptoms, the famous physicist Stephen Hawking has
defied the odds, by contrast,
• typically causes death within 3 to 5 years of the average onset of symptoms, the famous physicist Stephen
Hawking has defied the odds

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2. The process of digital remastering is the method by which analog sound recordings are converted to digital files,
edited to remove undesirable audio artifacts introduced during analog recording, and filtered to enhance the
overall quality of the sound.
• The process of digital remastering is the method by which analog sound recordings are converted to digital files
• The process of digital remastering is the way that analog sound recordings are converted to digital files
• Digital remastering is the process by which analog sound recordings are converted to digital files
• Digital remastering occurs when analog sound recordings are converted to digital files
• Digital remastering, the process by which analog sound recordings are converted to digital files

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+1 C

"on contrast" is not necessary when you are using although.
"tipically" and "average" is redundant.
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3. Although the Argentine ant is neither poisonous nor predatory, individual colonies cooperate in a super-colony so
large that its collective appetite can become a competitive
threat to bird, lizard, and other insect populations.
• individual colonies cooperate in a super-colony so large that its collective appetite can become a competitive
• individual colonies cooperate in a super-colony of such size, its collective appetite can become a competing
• individual colonies cooperate in a super-colony so large as to cause its collective appetite to become a competitive
• such is the size of the cooperative super-colony comprising individual colonies, its collective appetite can become
a competing
• there is so much size to the individual colonies’ cooperative super-colony that its collective appetite can become a
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