balance

Word of the Day

balance

noun
bal·​ance | \ ˈba-lən(t)s \
1a physical equilibrium
1b the ability to retain one’s balance
2a stability produced by even distribution of weight on each side of the vertical axis when the two sides of the scale are in balance
2b equipoise between contrasting, opposing, or interacting elements

[Snipped the much longer definition entry from Merriam-Webster in the interest of space…or possibly to save time…or just being lazy.]

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It is often tricky to achieve writing balance, somewhere between verbosity and concise clarity.

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