CONSEQUENTLY | HENCE | THUS | THEREFORE (summarising)

In the English Vocabulary Profile,

at C1, the adverb ‘hence’ means:

for this reason

We’ve been involved for quite a while.  Hencethe shared suite.

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At B2, the adverb ‘thus’ is

used after saying a fact to introduce what then happened as a result.

At B2, the adverb ‘consequently’ means:

as a result

For example:

I believe that rap music promotes violence against authority and, consequentlyviolence against law enforcement.

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At B1, the adverb ‘therefore’ means:

for that reason

 

In the English Grammar Profile, B2 point 9 in the category of DISCOURSE MARKERS in writing is defined as:

range of phrases as discourse markers to summarise.


(Note ‘therefore’ is B1 in EVP)

IWeb search for ‘Thus|Consequently|Hence|Therefore’ + collocates up to 4 spaces to the right:

1 THEREFORE 1633873

1 RECOMMENDED 4764

It, therefore, has recommended
2 ESSENTIAL 4561

It is therefore essential

2 THUS 1485858

(1 FAR 82646) different meaning
2 MAKING 20721

Thus making the dough rise

3 HENCE 401384

1 NAME 17169
2 WHY 13148

4 CONSEQUENTLY 153990

1 OUGHT 123
2 REDUCES 103