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Working with SC, I often stumble upon redudant words. Lot of times, I don't pay attention to them (as they conform to the coloquial style). Found this on the web and thought I'll share.


Redundant Words List

Advance forward

proceed forward

progress forward

return back

revert back

sufficient enough

complete together

reason ... because

join together

repeat again - this is a big one!

new innovations

same identical

two twins

the time when

the place where
extremely critical
both of them
consensus of opinion
fewer in number
discussed about
estimated at about
sum total
exact duplicate
absolutely essential

actively engaged

advance warning

and also

combined together

dead body

first began

future plans

golden wedding anniversary

government white paper

if and when

included among

in order to - supposed to be (to)

linked together

may possibly

new acquisition, departure, development

past experience

regular monthly meeting

7pm in the evening

small in size

successfully passed

suddenly and without warning

temporary reprieve

terrible disaster

totally, completely destroyed

unexpected surprise

young boy, girl end result ------- result

close proximity ------- close

hidden pitfall ------- pitfall

past experience ------- experience

personal friend ------- friend

unsolved problem ------- problem

absolutely essential ------- essential

contributing factor ------- factor

at that time ------- then

for this reason ------- so

in most cases ------- usually

in order to ------- to

until such time ------- until

at a later date ------- later

it is apparent that ------- apparently

despite the fact that ------although
the reason why - the reason
the exact same thing - the same thing
Whether or not - Whether
and my father was also there - and my father was there
Free gift - Gift
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great post! +1

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Here are some more (some may be redundant)

List of redundancies:

absolutely complete complete
absolutely essential essential
absolutely nothing nothing
accidentally stumbled stumbled
a.c. current a.c./alternating current
actual experience experience
adequate enough adequate/enough
advance forward advance
advance planning planning
aluminum metal aluminum
and etc.. etc..
any and all any/all
arrive on the scene arrive
ask the question ask assembled together assembled
attached hereto attached
attach together attach
basic fundamentals fundamentals
before in the past before/in the past
betwixt and between between
blue in color blue
brief in duration brief/quick/fast
check up on check
circle around circle
close proximity proximity
collect together collect
combine together combine
completely destroyed destroyed
completely opposite opposite
connect together connect
consensus of opinion consensus
consequent results results
consolidate together consolidate
continue on continue
continue to remain remain
contributing factor factor
cooperate together cooperate
couple together couple
Desirable benefits benefits
diametrically opposite opposite
disappear from sight disappear
disregard altogether disregard
each and every each/every
early beginnings beginnings
empty cavity cavity
enclosed herewith enclosed endorse on the back endorse
end product product
end result result
entirely destroyed destroyed
equally as good as good/equally good
exactly identical identical
expired and terminated terminated
extremely immoderate immoderate
fast in action fast
few in number few
filled to capacity filled
final completion completion
final conclusion conclusion
finally ended ended
first beginnings beginnings
following after following/after
funeral obsequies obsequies
fused together fused
heat up heat
hidden pitfall pitfall
hopeful optimism hope/optimism
important essentials essentials
joint cooperation cooperation
join together join
joint partnership partnership
just exactly just/exactly
large in size large
large-sized large
lift up lift
living incarnation incarnation
main essentials essentials
melt down melt
mingle together mingle
mix together mix
more preferable preferable
mutual cooperation cooperation
necessary requisite requisite
new innovation innovation
one and the same the same
one definite reason one reason
one particular example one example
one specific case one case
part and parcel part
past experience experience
period of time period
personal friend friend
personal opinion opinion
pervade the whole pervade
plan ahead plan
plan for the future plan
plan in advance plan postponed until later postponed
presently planned planned
prolong the duration prolong
qualified expert expert
really and truly really
reason is because
reason is that because
recur again recur
red in color red
reduce down reduce
regress back regress
remand back remand
repeat again repeat
resultant effect effect
same identical same
seems apparent seems/is apparent
separate and distinct separate/distinct
shuttle back and forth shuttle
single unit unit
skirt around skirt
small in size small
small-sized small
specific example example
still continue continue
still remains remains
suddenly collapsed collapsed
summer months summer
surprising upset upset
surrounding circumstances circumstances
surround on all sides surround
ten miles distant ten miles from
three hours of time three hours
throughout the entire throughout
throughout the whole throughout
total of ten ten
to the northward north/northward
traverse across traverse
true fact fact
ultimate end end
universal the world over universal
unsolved problem problem
visit with visit
ways and means ways/means
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I'm guilty of this everyday in my speech. +1

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