Conclusion, fuzz and emphasis

Conclusion, fuzz and emphasis

Conclusion Words

These words indicate the end of a discussion.

  • as a result
  • consequently
  • finally
  • therefore
  • from this
  • in conclusion
  • in summary
  • hence
Fuzz Words

The idea is not definite, or the author wishes to qualify a statement.

  • almost
  • if
  • purported
  • maybe
  • could
  • suggested
  • except
  • should
  • alleged
  • nearly
  • might
  • reputed
  • probably
  • may
  • assumed
  • possibly
  • implies
  • indicated
  • some
  • seems
  • supposed
Emphasis Signals

These are graphic formatting words that highlight specific words, ideas or sections.

  • Underline never use this on a web page or blog, as it indicates a live link
  • Numbered points (1, 2, 3)
  • Italics beware of using this on a web page
  • Short sentence:
  • Bullet point 
  • Bold type
  • Indentation of paragraph 
  • “Quotation marks”
  • Graphic illustrations 
  • 1.2 Subheading

That is the end of our section on signal words.

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