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what's your favourite word to use in essays?

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    A bit nerdy but which words do you commonly use in essays to impress?
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    By (enter name here)...seems to be on most of my essays
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    I overuse the words 'thus' and 'conversely'.
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    "Using 'Thus' in an essay because you are a literary GOD"
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    implies, therefore, suggests
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    'Engender', 'Disquisition', I use 'Consequently' and 'Accordingly' often as well.
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    connote, thus,
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    "Once upon a time..."
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    however...
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    Love a cheeky bit of 'Concisely' 'Specific/Specifically' and 'Ergo'
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    Thus, ergo, one, I use God a lot because of my degree.
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    Henceforth, oxymoronic.
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    I seem to always want to repeat "However" when bringing up every argument I write.
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    I use 'the', 'an' and 'it' quite a lot but 'I' very rarely.
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    'so' or 'hence'
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    spaff
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    in "conclusion"

    Cause it means i'm finally almost finished.
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    furthermore
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    status quo and et al
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    'However', 'thus' and 'it could be argued that...' like to make regular appearances.

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