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Index verbals, 110 verbosity avoiding, 223, 224, 225, 226 verbs, 26, 27, 28, 29, 44 action verbs, 27, 217 classes, 45, 46, 48 conjugation, 48 gerunds, 112 helping verbs, 28 infinitives, 113 information conveyed, 44 intransitive verbs, 48 irregular verbs, 46, 48, 49 linking verbs, 27, 28, 62 adjectives, 80, 81, 82 moods, 53 number, 53 person, 53 plural, 92, 93 plural verbs, 86, 87 principal parts, 45 regular verbs, 46 simple form, 45 singular verbs, 86 subjects agreement, 14 tense, 44, 45, 46, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53 tenses, 45 future tenses, 51 past tenses, 50 time, 50 transitive verbs, 27 verbals, 110 doublespeak avoiding, 245, 246 exposition, 208, 209 longhand, 146, 147 narration, 209 padding, 217 pronouns, 218 punctuation importance of, 219, 220 redundant writing avoiding, 221, 222, 223 sexist language avoiding, 240, 241, 242, 243 standards, 8 style, 192, 193 audience, 202, 203, 204, 205, 206, 207 clarity, 196, 197 coherence, 195, 196 consistency, 193, 194, 195 developing, 197, 198, 199 importance of, 219, 220 myths, 199, 200 subjects focusing on, 215 types, 208 verbosity avoiding, 223, 224, 225, 226 verbs importance of, 217 word order, 217 writing inventories, 15, 16, 17 312