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I'm trying to describe a character which happens to be a boar. The boar has two pairs of rusts, a lower pair and an upper pair. I want to say that his two upper rusts are uncomenly curved backwards... Should I say: uncommenly curved backwards making almost a cercle. Or: uncommenly curved backwards making almost a circular shape.

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    Do you mean "tusks" rather than "rusts"? – mkennedy Dec 27 '18 at 18:45
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    You also mean uncommonly rather than uncomenly or uncommenty and circle rather than cercle. – Jason Bassford Dec 27 '18 at 19:52
  • You're right, sorry I wasn't paying attention. – vanity Dec 28 '18 at 10:21
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I would suggest to say "uncommonly curved backwards, almost making a circle". This is because your usage of "almost" suggests that the circle isnt perfect, so using both "almost" and "shape" would be a tautology. (using words that mean the same thing twice)

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