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Academic

Keywords: Adverbs
In alphabetical order
Frequency in the
Academic Keyword BASE corpus
above 137
accordingly 7
accurately 21
adequately 7
also 1635
approximately 30
basically 496
clearly 294
closely 54
commonly 25
consequently 6
considerably 2
conversely 11
correctly 18
directly 121
effectively 119
either 389
equally 53
especially 112
essentially 225
explicitly 29
extremely 129
fairly 257
far 413
frequently 33
fully 41
further 214
generally 168
greatly 12
hence 67
highly 117
however 213
increasingly 59
indeed 279
independently 21
indirectly 7
inevitably 27
initially 52
largely 66
less 554
mainly 52
more 2956
moreover 19
most 1068
namely 46
necessarily 155
normally 167
notably 6
often 522
only 1298
originally 30
over 998
partially 7
particularly 507
potentially 68
previously 67
primarily 34
purely 58
readily 22
recently 76
relatively 176
secondly 75
significantly 34
similarly 48
simply 477
socially 20
solely 19
somewhat 42
specifically 49
strongly 40
subsequently 15
successfully 27
thereby 12
therefore 403
thus 32
traditionally 16
typically 57
ultimately 43
virtually 41
wholly 10
widely 38