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Text Connectives

Sequence words Cause and effect words Compare words Contrast words
first, firstly because similarly however
second, secondly because of similar to nevertheless
third, thirdly due to like although
initially as likewise though
in the beginning since also even though
to begin with for just as but
in the first place due to the fact that not only … but also yet
before so to compare despite
then hence compared to in contrast
when the result of in comparison while
next as a result of together with whereas
later consequently both on the other hand
last, lastly as a consequence different from
finally as a consequence of on the contrary
after, afterwards therefore unlike
eventually then
now for this reason
today thus
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