Most of us have words and phrases that we overuse.
For example, I have a tendency to start sentences with ‘clearly’ when writing submissions: as in ‘Clearly my client is right and should win his case’.
This is not a good idea. Either something is clear or it isn’t. If it is, it doesn’t need saying. If it isn’t, suggesting that it is will hinder rather than help. Even if, occasionally, ‘clearly’ is useful, overusing it is distracting and annoying.
So, during the editing phase, I go through and take out most of the ‘clearly’s
Different people have different ticks. It is worth figuring out what yours are and keeping an eye on them.