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The word 'obvious' doesn't really have degrees; something is generally obvious or it's not. What you might be looking for: flagrant: shockingly noticeable or evident ostentatious: intended to attract notice glaring: very conspicuous or obvious
"On the nose" might work, though the phrase isn't all that well known outside of Hollywood. Unsubtle?
In some cases, "corresponding" could be replaced by noun or adjective which helps identify the context. For example: If the context relies on a single anchor (Self, Parent, Following), the nodes within that scope are treated according to this context and an anchoring node is created in the output XML file. In this example, "that scope" refers back to ...
Try "related", "similar" or "same". If the context relies on a single anchor (Self, Parent, Following), the nodes within the related scope are treated with regard to this context and a corresponding node is created in the output XML file. edit: also, what do you mean by "the nodes ... are treated with regard to this context"? Do you mean the ...
There is a three part solution to your problem: Format -- there are some standard forms for business communication. A lot of what makes any communication seem more polite is just the inclusion of some standard niceties (please, thank you, etc) that can basically be cut and pasted from one email to the next. You should easily be able to find some books or ...
I feel a very good and simple way to start is a scratch pad. Hard to express is generally associated with difficulty in forming sentences which convey the intended thought. We always have the basic words ready, but the sentences is what the problem is. Just write whatever comes in your mind. Words or sentences or pictures whatever it may be. First put all ...
You can try to "rubber duck". Explain what you need to convey out loud to someone not in the know or even to a rubber ducky from the bathtub. Then write it down. When still unsure, wait a day and read it back to see if the text still makes sense. Keep at it, talk about it, it is a learn-able skill!
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