Writing

How to Use Descriptive Verbs to Better Your Writing

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Aug 26, 2021 • 3 min read

The English language is vast, with a lot of words used to describe specific things or particular movements.

In the world of creative writing, the difference between good writing and great writing comes down to word choice. There are plenty of ways to punch up your copy with a few nimble substitutions for the more common verbs; descriptive verbs are an excellent place to start.