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1. Time/order
at first, eventually, finally, first, firstly, in the end, in the first place, in the second place, lastly, later, next, second, secondly, to begin with 2. Comparison/similar ideas
in comparison, in the same way, similarly
3. Contrast/opposite ideas
but, despite, in spite of, even so, however, in contrast, in spite of this, nevertheless, on the contrary, on the other hand, still, whereas, yet 4. Cause and effect
accordingly, as a consequence, as a result, because, because of this, consequently, for this reason, hence, in consequence, in order to, owing to this, since, so, so that, therefore, thus 5. Examples

for example, for instance, such as, thus, as follows
6 Generalisation
as a rule, for the most part, generally, in general, normally, on the whole, in most cases, usually 7. Stating the obvious
after all, as one might expect, clearly, it goes without saying, naturally, obviously, of course, surely 8. Attitude
admittedly, certainly, fortunately, luckily, oddly enough, strangely enough, undoubtedly, unfortunately 9. Summary/conclusion
finally, in brief, in conclusion, in short, overall, so, then, to conclude, to sum up 10. Explanation/equivalence
in other words, namely, or rather, that is to say, this means, to be more precise, to put it another way 11. Addition
apart from this, as well as, besides, furthermore, in addition, moreover, nor, not only...but also, too, what is more 12. Condition
in that case, then
13. Support
actually, as a matter of fact, in fact, indeed
14. Contradiction
actually, as a matter of fact, in fact
15. Emphasis
chiefly, especially, in detail, in particular, mainly, notably, particularly

Examples

1. Time/order
At first
At first the freemen of both town and country had an organization and a type of property which still retained something of the communal as well as something of the private, but in the town a radical transformation was taking place. Eventually

Eventually the group did manage to buy some land in a village not far from London, but the project had to be abandoned when the villagers zoned their land against agricultural use. Finally
Finally, there have been numerous women altogether outside the profession, who were reformers dedicated to creating alternatives. First
First I went to see the editor of the Dispatch.
Firstly
There are two reasons.Firstly I have no evidence whatever that the original document has been destroyed. In the end
In the end, several firms undertook penicillin production on a massive scale, but hardly any ever came to Florey himself for the clinical trials which he was desperate to extend. In the first place/in the second place

If we try to analyse the conception of possession, we find two elements. In the first place, it involves some actual power of control over the thing possessed. In the second place, it involves some intention to maintain that control on the part of the possessor. Lastly

Lastly, we may notice that even a wrongful possession, if continued for a certain length of time, matures into what may be, for practical purposes, indistinguishable from ownership. Later
Later she went up to the office.
Next
Next, I'd like to show you some pictures.
Second
And second, this kind of policy does not help to create jobs. Secondly
He was first of all an absolute idiot, and secondly he was pretty dishonest. To begin with
To begin with, the ratio between attackers and defenders was roughly the same. 2. Comparison
In comparison
The vast majority of social encounters are, in comparison, mild and muted affairs. In the same way
Every baby's face is different from every other's. In the same way, every baby's pattern of development is different from every other's. Similarly
You should notify any change of address to the Bonds and Stock Office. Similarly, savings certificates should be re-registered with the Post Office. 3. Contrast
But
In 1950 oil supplied only about 10% of our...
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