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danger warnings
dangling modifiers
dashes databases, citing dates datum/data
decimal points. See also periods.
declarative sentences
defense (thesis)
definite articles. See also articles. definition (paragraph development)
delivery (oral presentations)
demonstrative adjectives demonstrative pronouns density (pace)
dependent clauses describe/say/tell
description (paragraph development)
descriptive abstracts
descriptive words
design and feasibility reports
design criteria
detail, level of
desk dictionaries
determiners development of paragraphs
diagrams dictionaries different from/different than
digital overheads
dilemma/problem
direct objects. See also pronoun case.
directions discussion section
disinterested/uninterested
dissertations (citing) dividing words
document density
document design
document purpose
documentation (manuals), writing documentation styles. documents, types of dots, spaced (ellipsis points)
double negatives
drafting a technical document
drawings. See also working drawings and graphs and figures.
due to/because of

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