transition words Essay

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Additive Transitions:
These show addition, introduction, similarity to other ideas, &c.

Addition:

indeed, further, as well (as this), either (neither), not only (this) but also (that) as well, also, moreover, what is more, as a matter of fact, in all honesty, and, furthermore, in addition (to this), besides (this), to tell the truth, or, in fact, actually, to say nothing of, too, let alone, much less additionally, nor, alternatively, on the other hand, not to mention (this),

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Introduction:

such as, as, particularly, including, as an illustration, for example, like, in particular, for one thing, to illustrate for instance, especially, notably, by way of example,

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Reference:

speaking about (this), considering (this), regarding (this), with regards to (this), as for (this), concerning (this), the fact that on the subject of (this)

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Similarity:

similarly, in the same way, by the same token, in a like manner, equally likewise,

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Identification:

that is (to say), namely, specifically, thus,

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Clarification:

that is (to say), I mean, (to) put (it) another way in other words,

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Adversative Transitions:
These transitions are used to signal conflict, contradiction concession, dismissal, &c.

Conflict:

but, by way of contrast, while, on the other hand, however, (and) yet, whereas, though (final position), in contrast, when in fact, conversely, still

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Emphasis:

even more, above all, indeed, more importantly, besides

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Concession:

but even so, nevertheless, even though, on the other hand, admittedly, however, nonetheless, despite (this), notwithstanding (this), albeit (and) still, although, in spite of (this), regardless (of this), (and) yet, though, granted (this), be that as it may,

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Dismissal:

either way, whichever happens, in either event, in any case, at any rate, in either case, whatever happens, all the same, in any event,

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Replacement:

(or) at least, (or) rather, instead

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Causal Transitions:
These transitions signal cause/effect and reason/result, etc. . .

Cause/Reason:

for the (simple) reason that, being that, for, in view of (the fact), inasmuch as, because (of the fact), seeing that, as, owing to (the fact), due to (the fact that), in that since, forasmuch as,

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Condition:

on (the) condition (that), granted (that), if, provided that, in case, in the event that, as/so long as, unless given that, granting (that), providing that, even if, only if,

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Effect/Result:

as a result (of this), consequently, hence, for this reason, thus, because (of this), in consequence, so…