When making a presentation or writing a essay, I often use words such as "First,...Second,...Third,...Finally,..." .

Could you tell me better words to paragraph sentences?


You can take a more prose like approach:

To start off...


After that..


Continuing on..


In the end..

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If you wanted to be more formal you could use

Firstly, secondly, thirdly,... finally.

which I use regardless of formality.

Since you seem to want to enumerate your paragraphs, you might use

In the first case, ...
In the second case, ...
In the third case, ... Finally, ...

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