To connect ideas between
sentences, the following adverbs can be used:
however, nevertheless, on the other hand, otherwise, though, still, all the same.
The more he talked the more silent Mary became. However he thought she had been interested.
To connect ideas within
sentences the following adverbs can be used:
although, though, even though, yet, while, in spite of / despite +noun,
in spite of / despite+noun or despite+verb(ing).