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Addition

again equally in fact


also further(more) moreover
and in addition (to...) too
and then indeed what is more
besides next finally
Comparison
compared with similarly again
in comparison with likewise also
in the same
way/manner
Contrast
besides naturally still
but nevertheless whereas
however of course while
in contrast on the contrary yet
instead on the other hand although
conversely regardless despite
it may be the case granted it is true that
that like notwithstanding
certainly different from
also Alternatively
likewise
Enumeration
first(ly) secondly last on top of (that)
etc. to (begin) with next
finally more important then
in the (first) place
Concession
although it is true granted that of course
that naturally it may be the case
it may appear it is true that that
regardless I admit that
certainly
Exemplification
as (evidence of...) such as
for example to show what (I mean)
for instance specifically
thus let us (take the case of...)
to illustrate

Inference
if not, ... otherwise then
in (that) case that implies
Summary/Conclusion
in all in short on the whole
in brief in conclusion to sum up
to summarise therefore basically
in summary In a nutshell

Time and Sequence


after (a while) before (that time) since (then)
afterwards finally so far
at first in the end then
at last meanwhile (up to) (then)
at (the same time) next later
while immediately somewhat earlier
first , second, next shortly
third... firstly , secondly, over the next (2
thereafter thirdly... days)
concurrently in the future as long as
soon subsequently last
as soon as at that time
Result
accordingly for that reason then
as a result hence therefore
consequently thus the ( consequence )
since if...then... of that is...
as a consequence ...result(s) in ... ...is due to...
of... contribute to brought about
caused In consequence by/because...
accordingly lead to...

Reformulation
in other words that is (to say)
rather to put it more (simply)
Briefly basically
put simply
Replacement
again (better) still the alternative is...
alternatively on the other hand
Transition
as far as ... is now with regard to...
concerned to turn to... Concerning...
as for ... with ( reference) to
incidentally
Place/Position
above adjacent below
beyond here in front
in the back near there
nearby there closer to
elsewhere
opposite to far farther on
behind to the left to the right
Miscellaneous - Adverbs may be used at the beginning of
sentences to show how the sentence which follows relates to
the rest of the text. Many of them reveal the writers attitude to
the idea they are expressing and so can be used as an important
tool in evaluative writing.
Admittedly Fundamentally Paradoxically
All things Generally speaking Potentially
considered Interestingly Predictably
As a general rule Ironically Presumably
As far as we know In essence Primarily
Astonishingly In general Probably
Broadly In particular Remarkably
By and large In practice Seemingly
Characteristically In reality Significantly
Clearly In retrospect/hindsight Surprisingly
Coincidentally In theory Theoretically
Conveniently In view of this To all intents and
Curiously More interestingly purposes
Disappointingly More seriously Typically
Equally More specifically Ultimately
Essentially Naturally Understandably
Explicitly On balance Undoubtedly
Even so Obviously Unfortunately
Eventually On reflection With hindsight
Fortunately Overall