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Words phrases to use in place of EXAMPLE

I hope you like this week’s list of words and find many to use in you writing for them.
Sorry, I’m late with this list of words. So much has happened here at home, vacation, repair work to the house and my granddaughter coming to stay for the summer. Life is wonderful and full of joy. I hope this summer is going great for each of you.

Keep cool and keep writing.

The following is a list of a few of the words and/or phrases that will help you to EXAMPLE in your writing.
The Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary describes EXAMPLE as “…serves as a pattern…be imiated…”
The Synonym Finder, by J. I. Rodale definition for EXAMPLE, “…sample. specimen …”

A case in point A model of A sample will show
Application of a rule An analogy Another way
As an example As an illustration At the same time
For example For instance For one thing
In fact In one example In order to clarify
In other words In particular In the following manner
In the same way In this case In this instance
In this specific instance Incidentally indeed
More exactly More specifically Namely
One sample Representative Show a resemblance
Specifically Such as Suppose that
That is Thus To be exact
To bring to light To cite a reference To clarify
To demonstrate To exemplify To explain
To illustrate To put it another way To show
To show a parallel To repeat To show a pattern

This week’s list is on words that show cause and effect.

The Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary describes cause and effect as “…reason for an action…come into being”
The Synonym Finder, by J. I. Rodale definition for cause and effect, “…motivate …incentive … by-product…reaction …”

Accordingly After As a result
Because Because of this Begin
Bring about Bring on By reason of
By the way By-product Cause
Caused by Consequence Consequently
Created Due to Effect
Effected Eventually Feedback
Following For this reason Further
Furthermore Generate Gradual
Hence Impact In conclusion
In fact In view of Incentive
Incidentally Launched Of course
On account of Otherwise Owing to
Produced Reason Result
Resulted in Since Started
Subsequently The aftermath The end product
The end result The outcome The ramifications
Then There upon Thus
To this end

A Writer’s Quick Reference Guide to Words

Well, my e-book of word lists is coming a long great. I’ll have it up at Kindle, Nook, and the other sites next week. I plan to price it low ($2.99) so that more people can buy and use it.
Thanks everyone for all the kind words and for letting me know that you’ve been able to use the list.

WORDS to indicate Time, Order and Sequence

The following is a list of words and/or phrases that will help you to indicate TIME, ORDER, SEQUENCE in your writing.
The Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary describes indicate time, order, sequence as “…measurable period…arrange…connected series…”
The Synonym Finder, by J. I. Rodale definition for indicate time, order, sequence, “…chronology, duration…grouping, sort…succession, continuation…”

Abruptly After After a few days
After a long time After a short time After a while
After that Afterward All at once
All of the time All the while Always
As long as As soon as At first
At last At length At present
At that time At the beginning At the end
At that onset At the same time At this moment
At times Before Begin
By now Commence Commencing
Concurrently Consequently Continually
Currently Cyclically Directly
During Earlier Embark
Eventually Every time Final
Finally First Following
Following that Former Formerly
Frequently From this point Generally
Gradual Henceforth Hereafter
Heretofore Immediately In an instant
In awhile In conclusion In the end
In the first place In the future In the last place
In the meantime In the past In the second place
In turn In frequently Initial
Instantly Instantaneously Intermittent
Just then Last Last of all
Lastly Later Later on
Later that day Little by little Meanwhile
Momentarily Never Next
Not at all Not long after Not long ago
Now Occasionally Of late
Often Often time On the next occasion
Once Once upon a time Past
Periodically Preceding Present
Presently Previously Prior to
Promptly Quick Rarely
Recently Repeatedly Right after
Right away Second Seldom
Sequentially Shorty Simultaneously
Slow So far Some of the time
Some time Soon Soon after
Soon afterward Sporadically Starting with
Subsequently Suddenly Temporary
The latter The next The final
Then Thereafter This instant
Third To begin with To conclude
To finish Today Tomorrow
Twice Uncommon Ultimately
Until Until now Usually
When While Yesterday

Transition Words for CONCEDE

Transition Words for the writer. Whether you write for fun, for school, or professionally these lists will come in handy as a quick reference guide.The following is lists of words and/or phrases that will help you to show CONCEDE in your writing.
The Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary describes concede as “…to accept as true, valid, or accurate…”.
The Synonym Finder, by J. I. Rodale definition, “…acknowledge, recognize, admit, allow: yield, accede, agree…”

Admittedly After all Albeit
Although Although this may be true At the same time
But even so Certainly Clearly
Doubtless Doubtlessly Even so
Even though Granted Granted that
Naturally Nevertheless No doubt
Of course Still Surely
Though To accede To accommodate
To acknowledge To acknowledge defeat To acquiesce
To adjust To admit To admit the truth
To agree To capitulate To comply with
To compromise To concede To concur
To confess To conform To consent
To give up To make a concession To reconcile
To settle To submit To succumb
To surrender To withdraw To yield
Unfortunately While it is true Yet

Transition words for CONTRAST

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This week we’ll focus on that CONTRAST.

The Merriam Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary describes contrast as “…compare or appraise in respect to differences…”. 
The Synonym Finder, by J. I. Rodale definition, “…differentiate, discriminate, distinguish, make a distinction, mark…”

The following are  lists of words and/or phrases that will help you to show contrast in your writing.

A clear difference A dissimilarity A distinct difference
A distinctive A strong distinction After all
Against Alternatively Although
Although this may be true Although true An opposing view
An unlikeness And yet Another distinction
At the same time Anti But
But another But at the same time By the same token
Conflicting viewpoint Contradictory Contrary to
Contrarily Conversely Counter to
Despite Despite this fact Diametrically opposed
Different from Disproportionately Dissimilar
Distinct Divergent Diverse
Even so Even though Faster
For For all that However
In another way In contrast In contrast to
In one way In opposition In reverse order
In sharp contrast In spite of Instead
Larger Less Likewise
More Nevertheless Nonetheless
Notwithstanding On one hand On the other hand
On the contrary Opposing Opposite
Otherwise Pro Rather
Slower Smaller Still
Still another Still yet The antithesis of
The next variation The reverse of The third distinction
Though To contradict To counter
To differ To differ from To differentiate
To oppose To the contrary Unbalanced
Unequal Unequally Unequivocally
Uniquely Unlike Versus
Whereas While Yet

In the coming weeks, I’ll offer word choices on how to indicate time order, various choices for substituting said, to make a point and much more.  I’ll also offer description words, phrases, and ideas on how to show your characters size, shape and tone without telling the reader.  I hope you stop in to visit often.  Feel free to offer your own suggestion and ideas.  See you next week.