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The precise word eludes me, but I remember that it appeared in the context of a sentence similar to this one:

That is a valid choice, but in making it, you will create unintended side-effects; _________, you will need to choose wisely.

I am sure it is not any of these three words/phrases:

  • consequently
  • as well
  • furthermore
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Therefore:

adverb

For that reason; consequently:

ODO

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"Accordingly" would work as well, although you may dislike having two words ending in -ly. The same objection of euphony applies to your own "consequently", which you are rejecting, although otherwise it seems to me perfectly okay in that blank.

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