English Grammar Lessons
Conjunctive Adverbs - Glossary of Terms
A conjunctive adverb is used to join two simple sentences (or
clauses). The following can all be used as conjunctive adverbs:
consequently, furthermore, however, incidentally, indeed, likewise,
meanwhile, nevertheless, nonetheless and therefore
When used to join two sentences, a conjunctive adverb must be preceded by a
and not a comma. (This is a common mistake - particularly with
however.) Conjunctive adverbs are also known as
instructor's English is poor; consequently, they all failed the exam.
I know Mr
Evans was drunk; however, I am not responsible for his actions.
You failed to meet the deadline;
consequently, the deal is off. [show
me the conjunctive
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