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what's your favourite word to use in essays?

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    I love the word etcetera. Whenever you use it, it's as though you enter into a mutual respect with the examiner to not insult each others intelligence by discussing further examples.

    I could go on about the benefits of walking: it's good for your health et cetera
    The counties of England are Lincolnshire, Oxfordshire, et cetera
    All the prime numbers are 2,3,5, et cetera
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    Quite prose to overuse "hitherto", "vehemently" and "thus" myself.
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    indubitably
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    Im gonna talk bare stuff....

    ...So lyk dats the end innit. Deuces!
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    'Moreover'; 'In particular'; 'primarily'; 'clunge'
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    "Thus", "Furthemore" and "In addition" as well as "on the other hand".
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    thus
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    (Original post by mc1000)
    'Moreover'; 'In particular'; 'primarily'; 'clunge'
    This made my day, hats off to you

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    Quasi and Pseudo.
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    Ostensibly, profound... lovely long words

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    'By and large' at the beginning of the conclusion
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    I know this isn't English, but in German:

    - Die Frage ergibt sich, ob... (The question arises, whether...)
    - Es könnte doch argumentiert werden, dass... (It could, however, be argued, that...)
    - Die Kehrseite der Medaille ist, dass... (On the other hand...)
    - Von vielen wird behauptet, dass... (It is claimed by many, that...)
    - Es ist eine Tatsache, dass viel mehr hätte getan werden können. (It is a fact, that much more could have been done.)

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    'subsequently' who am i kidding never used it before in my life
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    (Original post by Blutooth)
    I love the word etcetera. Whenever you use it, it's as though you enter into a mutual respect with the examiner to not insult each others intelligence by discussing further examples.

    I could go on about the benefits of walking: it's good for your health etcetera
    The counties of England are Lincolnshire, Oxfordshire, etcetera
    All the prime numbers are 2,3,5, etcetera
    Isn't 'et cetera' two words?
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    (Original post by thegodofgod)
    Isn't 'et cetera' two words?
    You are right: from the latin et=and, cetera= the others. Having consulted my dictionary, I think the one word form etcetera is fine too.
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    (Original post by Blutooth)
    You are right: from the latin et=and, cetera= the others. Having consulted my dictionary, I think the one word form etcetera is fine too.
    Ah - didn't know the one word form existed

    The two word form does certainly sound more posh though
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    (Original post by thegodofgod)
    Ah - didn't know the one word form existed

    The two word form does certainly sound more posh though
    You say etcetera, I say et cetera, you say potato I say potaaaahto. Let's call the whole thing off.
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    (Original post by Blutooth)
    You say etcetera, I say et cetera, you say potato I say potaaaahto. Let's call the whole thing off.
    The other way around... :ninja:

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    (Original post by thegodofgod)
    The other way around... :ninja:

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    If you go back to my original post, I think you will find that I used the 2 word from. It is one thing to insult a man's integrity but to insult his grammar.... you sir, are a scoundrel.

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