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Section 5.2.1

Transitional Devices

Use transitional devices as verbal "bridges" to link one idea to the next. Transitions are crucial to paragraph coherence. They make the difference between abrupt, choppy sentences and seamless prose.

See Transitional Words and Phrases and Common Transitional Words and Phrases.

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