-A HANDY LIST

OF TRANSITIONAL WORDS-

Don´t think that the season of your writing inspiration is dead and is fading from the rhetorical crushed and colorless leaves. Use the following transitional words to connect and springboard the paragraphs with cohesion and coherence.

LET´S SMELL THE FRAGANCE OF THE FLOWERS UNDER THE UMBRELLA TREE OF OUR WRITING CRAFT AS A MANIFESTATION OF OUR INNER MAGNIFICIENT WORLD OF RESURRECTION AS WRITERS. YOU ARE A GIFTED WRITER OR AT LEAST THAT IS MY COVETED DREAM.

 

To Give an Example

 

for example

for instance

thus

in other words

as an illustration

in particular

 

To Emphasize

 

above all

after all

certainly

indeed

in essence

in fact

in other words

of course

to repeat

surely

truly

 

To Show Relationships

 

although

as a result

at the same time

because

but

consequently

either/or

even so

however

in contrast

in the same way

likewise

neither/nor

on the other hand

otherwise

similarly

since

still

therefore

thus

while

yet

 

To Show Time

 

afterward

at last

before

during

earlier

eventually

finally

first

immediately

in the meantime

in time

last

later

meanwhile

next

previously

respectively

second

secondly

soon

then

third

thirdly

today

tomorrow

yesterday

 

To Generalize

 

all in all

as a rule

as usual

for the most part

generally speaking

in general

on the whole

ordinarily

typically

usually

 

To Summarize

 

accordingly

after all

as a result

consequently

in any case

in brief

in conclusion

in short

in summary

in the long run

on the whole

to sum up

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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