If you want to make your teacher perk up, be sure to include this word in your essay!
An example sentence could be “The author suggests a myriad of solutions for the problem.” Definition: (verb) state a fact or belief confidently and forcefully Replaces: says Another stellar word to add to your mental dictionary is “asserts”.
This verb is much more powerful than the alternative “says”, but it doesn’t make you sound like a vocabulary nerd when you write it!
Asserts can be used in a myriad of situations, but make sure you don’t say it so frequently that it becomes just as repetitive as “says”!
As a "part of speech" transition words are used to link words, phrases or sentences.
They help the reader to progress from one idea (expressed by the author) to the next idea.
Also some words (like therefore) from the Effect / Consequence category can be used to summarize.
at the present time from time to time sooner or later at the same time up to the present time to begin with in due time as soon as as long as in the meantime in a moment without delay in the first place all of a sudden at this instant first, second immediately quickly finally Many transition words in the time category (consequently; first, second, third; further; hence; henceforth; since; then, when; and whenever) have other uses.
Definition: (noun) a countless or extremely great number Replaces: a lot Myriad is one of the greatest words to use in your essays!
We all have a tendency to say things like “a lot of examples” or “many experiences” in our essays, but that doesn’t make your essay stand out to your teacher.