Vocabularies you need to know

To indicate more information
• Besides – Making an additional point; anyway
• Furthermore
• In addition
• Moreover
• Likewise
• Indeed – In truth
• In fact
• Also
• As well
• Foremost – Ranking above all others; Preceding all others in spatial position
• First, Second, Third, Finally
• Firstly, Secondly, Thirdly
To indicate an example
• For example
• For instance
• In particular
• Particularly – Specifically or especially distinguished from others
• Specifically
• To illustrate
• To demonstrate
To indicate a cause or reason
• Since
• Because
• Because of
• Due to
• For
• For the reason that
• As
• Inasmuch as – Since
• Whereby – As a result of which, By which, “the means whereby we achieved our goal”

To indicate a result or an effect
• Accordingly – because of the reason given
• Consequently
• Hence
• So
• Therefore
• Thus
• Thusly – In the way indicated
• Thence – From that fact or reason or as a result
• Therefrom – From that circumstance or source
• Thereof – Of or concerning this or that, From that circumstance or source
• Corollary – A practical consequence that follows naturally, “blind jealousy is a frequent corollary of passionate love”

To conclude
• For the aforementioned reasons
• For the aforementioned reasons, there is no doubt that
• To sum up the foregoing,
• Given these facts
• In conclusion
• In closing
• To conclude

To express an opinion
• In all due fairness
• With good judgment, (one/we may)
To describe or make
• vivid
• portray
• depict
• exhibit
• illustrate
• expose
• present
• paint a portrait
• limn – Trace the shape of, make a portrait of
• delineate
• represent
• demonstrate
• constitute – Form or compose
• embodied – (adj) Expressed by
• embody – (v) Represent or express in tangible form
• embodiment
To prove
• manifest – Provide evidence for; stand as proof of
• attest – Provide evidence for
• testify – Provide evidence for
• certify – Provide evidence for
• endorse, indorse – Give support or one’s approval to
• shew – Establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment
• establish
• instance – (v) Clarify by giving an example of
• exemplify – (v) Clarify by giving an example of
To compare or contrast
• Whereas
• In comparison
• In contrast
• However
• Although
• On the other hand
• Likewise
• Similarly
• But
• Yet
• Withal – Despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession)
• Withal – Together with this
• Nevertheless – Despite anything to the contrary
• Nonetheless – Despite anything to the contrary
• Notwithstanding – Despite anything to the contrary
• Even so – Despite anything to the contrary
• All the same – Despite anything to the contrary
To indicate time
• After
• Before
• Currently
• During
• Eventually
• Finally
• First, Second, etc.
• Formerly
• Immediately
• Initially
• Lastly
• Later
• Meanwhile
• Next
• Once
• Previously
• Simultaneously
• Soon
• Subsequently
• Subsequent – Following in time and order
• Hitherto, Heretofore – Used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed up to this point or up to the present time, “The sun hasn’t rose hitherto.”
• In due time
• Henceforth
To indicate certainty
• Truly
• Sincerely
• Genuinely
• Surely
• Rightfully
• Absolutely
• Indubitably
• Certainly
• Without doubt
• Needless to say
To indicate doubt
• Most likely
• More likely
• Possibly
• Probably
• Dubitable – Open to doubt or suspicion
• Dubious – Distressed with uncertainty or doubt
To summarize
• Overall
• To summarize
• In summary
• To sum up
• Paraphrased
• Briefly
• In brief
• Summing up
• To put it briefly
• précis – A sketchy summary, Make a summary (of)
• synopsis – A sketchy summary
• apercu – A short synopsis
To provide a condition
• provision, proviso – A stipulated condition
• stipulate – Specify as a condition or requirement in a contract
• given
• if
• whether
• whenever
• when
• while
To express positive words
• magnificent
• grandeur – The quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand, the quality of being exalted in character or ideals or conduct
• magnanimous – The quality of being exalted in character or ideals or conduct
• fantastic
• fantastical
• phenomenal
• wonderful
• extraordinary
• marvelous
• superb
• good
• fine
• great
• avid – Emotionally desirable
• avid ambition to succeed
• excellent
• spectacular
• prodigious
• grand
• brilliant
• glorious – Bringing great happiness and thankfulness
• illustrious – Widely known and esteemed
• notable – Worthy of notice
• respected
• impressive
• splendid
• splendiferous – Having great beauty and splendor
• resplendent – Having great beauty and splendor, Richly and brilliantly colorful
• flamboyant – Elaborately or excessively ornamented, Richly and brilliantly colorful
• redoubtable – Having or worthy of pride
• formidable – Extremely impressive in strength or excellence
• prowess
• superior
• terrific
• tremendous
• wondrous – Extraordinarily good
• wonderful
• sublime – Inspiring awe, Lifted up or set high
• flair – natural talent
• knack – A special way of doing something
• outshine – Attract more attention and praise than others
• paramount – Having superior power and influence
• predominant
• preponderating
• prevailing
To show intelligence
• profound
• shrewd – hardheaded (practical experience and observation) intelligence
• astute
• acumen – Shrewdness shown by keen insight
• insightful
• savvy – The cognitive condition of someone who understands
• cognition – The psychological result of perception, learning and reasoning
• genius
• smart
• sharp
• keen
• mastermind
• Einstein – Someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality
• work of art
• fine art
• maven – Someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
• mavin – Someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
• adept – Someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
• whiz – Someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
• wizard – Someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
To intensify
• incredibly
• exceedingly
• toppingly – extremely well
• extremely
• extraordinarily
• truly
• really
• very
• utterly – Completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers, With sublimity; in a sublime manner
• absolutely
• perfectly
• sublimely
• dramatically
• sheer – (adj.) Complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as an intensifier; (adv.) Directly “he fell sheer into the water”
Said
• enounced, enunciated – Speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way
• pronounced – Speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way
• articulated – Express or state clearly
• vocalized – Express or state clearly
• posited – Put firmly
• stated
• expressed
• reported
• alleged – Declared but not proved
• averred – Report or maintain, To declare or affirm in a grave manner and formally as true
• affirmed, asserted
• wrote
• composed
• indited – Produce a literary work
• penned – Produce a literary work
• spelt – Indicate or signify
• voiced, sounded – Give voice to
• demean – Reduce in worth or character, usually verbally
Noted (said)
• remarked
• denoted – Be a sign or indication of, “Her smile denoted that she agreed”
• observed
• commented
• mentioned
• referred
• announced
• noticed
Precisely
• explicitly
• accurately
• expressly
• exactly
• incisively
Numerous
• innumerable
• many
• various
• several
• diverse
• umpteen
• umteen
• myriad (noun and adj.)


Praise

• extol – (v) Praise, glorify, or honor
• exalt
• glorify
• laud
• proclaim
• revere
• idolize
• worship
• venerate
Call Forth
• evoke – Call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
• arouse – Call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
• elicit – Call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
• enkindle – Call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
• provoke – Call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
• inflame – Arouse or excite feelings and passions
• awake – Stop sleeping
• conjure – Evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic
• invoke – Evoke or call forth, with or as if by magic
• summon – Gather or bring together
• instill – deposit gradually