Date: 2017-03-21 05:22
in brief, on the whole, summing up, to conclude, in conclusion, as I have shown, as I have said, hence, therefore, accordingly, thus, as a result, consequently
Note that for and because are placed before the cause/reason. The other devices are placed before the consequences or effects.
To Prove: furthermore, moreover, in example, in fact, indeed, because, for, since, for the same reason, for this reason, obviously, evidently, besides, in addition, in any case
To Show Sequence: as a result, subsequently, consequently, concurrently, following this, now, at this point, afterward, simultaneously, thus, hence, therefore, first (second, third, etc.)
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There are so many other examples which are no longer included in this list of transition words for essays but this does not mean you cannot use them. When writing an essay, the main goal is to make your reader understand your point. It is within your discretion to use the words, phrases, and transitional tools you deem fit in order to accomplish this goal.
Except for the numbers ( first, second, third ) and further they add a meaning of time in expressing conditions, qualifications, or reasons. The numbers are also used to add information or list examples. Further is also used to indicate added space as well as added time.
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