Likeliness is already uncertain, so saying that an even is likely, is surely the same as saying it appears the event will occur, right? Wouldn't this mean that "X appears likely" is the same as saying ...
If I say something like He is big compared to the other guy. He is relatively big compared to the other guy. is the adverb relatively wrong because of redundancy?
What's the correct way to use the term intelligence quotient in a sentence? Jim's IQ is 130. –or– Jim's IQ score is 130.
Should "arbitrary" suffice on its own, or does it make sense to include "any?"