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Definitionin spite of that (Used to connect contrasting ideas. Other synonyms could include words and phrases such as nevertheless, all the same, still, and however.)
- Therefore, first allowing her to pass, they pursued her at a distance with shrill cries, and the utterances of a word that had no distinct purport to their own minds, but was none the less terrible to her, as proceeding from lips that babbled it unconsciously.Chapter 5 -- Hester at her Needle (76% in)
- She is my happiness—she is my torture, none the less!Chapter 8 -- The Elf-child and the Minister (53% in)
- It was none the less a fact, however, that in the eyes of the very men who spoke thus, the scarlet letter had the effect of the cross on a nun's bosom.Chapter 13 -- Another View of Hester (45% in)
- The Puritans looked on, and, if they smiled, were none the less inclined to pronounce the child a demon offspring, from the indescribable charm of beauty and eccentricity that shone through her little figure, and sparkled with its activity.Chapter 22 -- The Procession (78% in)
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