Transitions and Connectors – Argument Essay – Counterargument (contrast or oppose)

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but
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on the contrary
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although
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in spite of the fact that
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even though
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in spite of the fact that
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though
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in spite of the fact that
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nevertheless
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however
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nonetheless
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however, in spite of that
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despite
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in spite of (noun or gerund)
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in spite of
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despite (noun or gerund)
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however
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on the other hand, but
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in contrast
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emphasis of the difference by comparison of opposite or dissimilar things.
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still
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nevertheless, however
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while
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whereas, although
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yet
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used to emphasize a comparative, still
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on the other hand
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used when you are comparing two different facts or two opposite ways of thinking about a situation
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some people might say
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shows comparison = what others say is different or the opposite from what the writer says.
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conversly
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the opposite, the contrary

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