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Rule "really, very, quite, extremely, severely (use sparingly)"

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Description: really, very, quite, extremely, severely (use sparingly)
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Message: Usually, the word "\1" is not necessary. Remove it unless it is necessary.
Category: Plain English (ID: PLAIN_ENGLISH)
Link: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/concise.htm#intensifiers
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • The band is very irritating.
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • The band is irritating.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: TIRED_INTENSIFIERS [1]
Version: 5.9-SNAPSHOT (2022-08-18 20:33:03 +0000)