Reference #73: The Elements of Style
Avoid creating verbs. This is often done through a pending "-ise" to a noun, forming unnecessary verb such as "containerise" and "finalise".
Also to be avoided is using nouns as verbs, for example in cases such as "she chaired the meeting", and "the troupe debuted last summer".
There are many precise and well-fitting words that already exist and ways to arrange thoughts as not to require the use of words in unusual places.
Strunk, White. The Elements of Style, 2000. (50, 54)RSS