Transition Words

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Agreement | Addition | Similarity

in the first place

together with

in the light of

also

moreover

not only ... but also

of course

not to mention

then

as well as

as a matter of fact

likewise

equally

to say nothing of

in like manner

comparatively

equally important

identically

in addition

correspondingly

by the same token

uniquely

coupled with

similarly

again

as

like

in the same fashion / way

furthermore

first, second, third

to

additionally

and

too

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Opposition | Limitation | Contradiction

although this may be true

while

even so / though

despite

(and) yet

in contrast

albeit

be that as it may

conversely

notwithstanding

different from

besides

then again

otherwise

unlike

of course ... but

as much as

above all

however

or

on the other hand

even though

in reality

rather

on the contrary

although

after all

nevertheless

at the same time

instead

but

nonetheless

in spite of

whereas

(and) still

regardless

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Cause | Condition | Purpose

in the event that

for fear that

while

only / even if

in the hope that

granted (that)

in order to

because of

so that

to the end that

as / so long as

seeing / being that

so as to

when

on (the) condition (that)

in view of

since

owing to

whenever

for the purpose of

if

inasmuch as

provided that

with this intention

... then

as

lest

due to

with this in mind

unless

in case

given that

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Examples | Support | Emphasis

in other words

by all means

on the negative side

indeed

surprisingly

for instance

to put it differently

important to realize

with this in mind

certainly

frequently

to demonstrate

for one thing

another key point

notably

surely

significantly

to emphasize

as an illustration

first thing to remember

including

markedly

particularly

to repeat

in this case

most compelling evidence

like

such as

in fact

to clarify

for this reason

must be remembered

to be sure

especially

in general

to explain

to put it another way

point often overlooked

namely

explicitly

in particular

to enumerate

that is to say

to point out

chiefly

specifically

in detail

with attention to

on the positive side

truly

expressly

for example

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Effect | Consequence | Result

as a result

then

in effect

thereupon

under those circumstances

hence

for

forthwith

in that case

consequently

thus

accordingly

for this reason

therefore

because the

henceforth

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Conclusion | Summary | Restatement

as can be seen

for the most part

on balance

in either case

given these points

generally speaking

after all

altogether

all in all

as has been noted

in the final analysis

in fact

overall

obviously

in a word

on the whole

all things considered

in summary

ordinarily

ultimately

in brief

in any event

as shown above

in conclusion

usually

definitely

in essence

in the long run

in short

by and large

to summarize

to sum up

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Time | Chronology | Sequence

at the present time

in a moment

later

once

meanwhile

now that

quickly

henceforth

from time to time

without delay

last

about

further

instantly

finally

whenever

sooner or later

in the first place

until

next

during

presently

after

eventually

at the same time

all of a sudden

till

now

in time

occasionally

hence

by the time

up to the present time

at this instant

since

formerly

prior to

as soon as

since

whenever

to begin with

first, second

then

suddenly

forthwith

as long as

when

in due time

immediately

before

shortly

straightaway

in the meantime

until now

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Space | Location | Place

in the middle

adjacent to

above

around

in the background

behind

to the left/right

opposite to

below

between

in the center of

across

in front of

here

down

before

over

on this side

there

up

alongside

near

in the distance

next

under

amid

nearby

here and there

where

further

among

wherever

in the foreground

from

beyond

beneath

beside

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