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    incorrect words used

    Which of the words in the passage below is incorrectly used?

    John grisham demonstrates outstanding brilliance in his writings with every detail in the plot of the novel written with such precision and succinct.
    1) Brilliance
    2) Writings
    3) Precision
    4) Succinct

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    #2

    Re: incorrect words used

    What do you think?

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    Re: incorrect words used

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    What do you think?


    i think precision is wrongly used but i am not sure

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    Re: incorrect words used

    Quote Originally Posted by zaedsul View Post
    i think precision is wrongly used but i am not sure
    No. Try again.

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    Re: incorrect words used

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    No. Try again.


    if it is not precision then i think it is ''writtings''

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    Re: incorrect words used

    Still wrong. (Note correct spelling of writings.)

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    Re: incorrect words used

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Still wrong. (Note correct spelling of writings.)


    sorry for the wrong spelling
    oh now i found the answer it is Succinct because it is adjective and precision is noun so the word after and should be noun as well.

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    Re: incorrect words used

    Quote Originally Posted by zaedsul View Post
    Sorry for the wrong spelling.
    Oh now I've found the answer, it is Succinct because it is an adjective and precision is a noun so the word after "and" should be a noun as well.
    Yes.

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