Attention, Word Offenders: Avoid These Words

Are you guilty of using these crutch words? Never fear: So are we!

See more words to remove from your speech here.

From using honestly out of context in a sentence to inserting literally intermittently throughout a conversation, everyone uses crutch words. Crutch words are words we slip into sentences subconsciously that gives us time to think. Those of us who constantly use crutch words are dubbed word offenders but, luckily, Dictionary.com is here to help you avoid these common mistakes. So basically, no matter how much we obviously misuse these words, there is always room for improvement. Literally.

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