Conjunctive Adverbs

Conjunctive adverbs are adverbs that act as a transition between complete ideas. They normally show comparison, contrast, cause-effect, sequence, or other relationships. They usually occur between independent clauses or sentences.

The following words are common conjunctive adverbs:

accordingly, again, also, besides consequently, finally, furthermore, however, indeed, moreover, nevertheless, otherwise, then, therefore, and thus.

See Commas with Interrupting Expressions and Semicolons with Clauses for information on punctuating and using conjunctive adverbs.


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