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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • The patrols did not matter, however.
  • The next moment, however, the burning in his belly died down and the world began to look more cheerful.

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  • He could guess, however, that the book was much older than that.
  • At this moment, however, even the monologue had dried up.
  • He did not do so, however, because he knew that it was useless.
  • However, in his present position he was invisible.
  • Withers, however, was already an unperson.
  • Syme, however, had divined what he was about to say.
  • However, it was not the proclamation of a military victory this time, but merely an announcement from the Ministry of Plenty.
  • Winston, however, in rewriting the forecast, marked the figure down to fifty-seven millions, so as to allow for the usual claim that the quota had been overfulfilled.

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  • However-!
  • However, no patrols had appeared, and on the walk from the station he had made sure by cautious backward glances that he was not being followed.
  • However, it made no difference, for it was inconceivable that they could ever meet indoors or exchange any kind of written communication.
  • She took it for granted that he, ’the boy’, should have the biggest portion; but however much she gave him he invariably demanded more.
  • O’Brien’s servant, however, had admitted the two of them without demur.
  • However much in earnest he might be, he had nothing of the single-mindedness that belongs to a fanatic.
  • War, however, is no longer the desperate, annihilating struggle that it was in the early decades of the twentieth centary.
  • With the development of machine production, however, the case was altered.
  • The invention of print, however, made it easier to manipulate public opinion, and the film and the radio carried the process further.
  • Now, however, the concept of human brotherhood began to be assailed by people who were not yet in positions of command, but merely hoped to be so before long.
  • Julia, however, seemed unable to mention the Party, and especially the Inner Party, without using the kind of words that you saw chalked up in dripping alley-ways.
  • O’Brien, however, had continued forward in the same movement, laying a friendly hand for a moment on Winston’s arm, so that the two of them were walking side by side.
  • It is therefore realized on all sides that however often Persia, or Egypt, or Java, or Ceylon may change hands, the main frontiers must never be crossed by anything except bombs.
  • Even after enormous upheavals and seemingly irrevocable changes, the same pattern has always reasserted itself, just as a gyroscope will always return to equilibrium, however far it is pushed one way or the other.
  • Even after enormous upheavals and seemingly irrevocable changes, the same pattern has always reasserted itself, just as a gyroscope will always return to equilibnum, however far it is pushed one way or the other ’Julia, are you awake?’ said Winston.
  • At this moment, however, O’Brien turned away.
  • It is intolerable to us that an erroneous thought should exist anywhere in the world, however secret and powerless it may be.
  • Do not imagine that you will save yourself, Winston, however completely you surrender to us.
  • No bulletins from the front, however.
  • In principle, however, all B words could inflect, and all inflected in exactly the same way.
  • It was like swimming against a current that swept you backwards however hard you struggled, and then suddenly deciding to turn round and go with the current instead of opposing it.
  • Not only any actual misdemeanour, but any eccentricity, however small, any change of habits, any nervous mannerism that could possibly be the symptom of an inner struggle, is certain to be detected.

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despite that (Used to connect contrasting ideas. Other synonyms could include in spite of that, nevertheless, nonetheless, and on the other hand.)
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to whatever degree (regardless of how much)
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