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To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • Mr. Nathan would speak to us, however, when we said good morning, and sometimes we saw him coming from town with a magazine in his hand.
    p.15.8
  • Miss Caroline’s progress next door could be estimated by the frequency of laughter; however, the usual crew had flunked the first grade again, and were helpful in keeping order.
    p.77.5

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  • With these attributes, however, he would not remain as inconspicuous as we wished him to: that year, the school buzzed with talk about him defending Tom Robinson, none of which was complimentary.
    p.118.9
  • He still maintained, however, that Atticus hadn’t said we couldn’t, therefore we could; and if Atticus ever said we couldn’t, Jem had thought of a way around it: he would simply change the names of the characters and then we couldn’t be accused of playing anything.
    p.55.1
  • At the time, however, I thought the only explanation for what he did was that for a few minutes he simply went mad.
    p.136.9
  • I had an idea, however, that Aunt Alexandra’s appearance on the scene was not so much Atticus’s doing as hers.
    p.171.7
  • We could tell, however, when debate became more acrimonious than professional, but this was from watching lawyers other than our father.
    p.229.9
  • From the other side, however, Greek revival columns clashed with a big nineteenth-century clock tower housing a rusty unreliable instrument, a view indicating a people determined to preserve every physical scrap of the past.
    p.217.2
  • It was the general opinion of Maycomb, however, that Mrs. Merriweather had sobered him up and made a reasonably useful citizen of him.
    p.308.7
  • I soon learned, however, that my services would be required on stage that evening.
    p.338.6

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  • He was shrewder than I, however: the moment I sat down I began to feel sleepy.
    p.375.3
  • According to Miss Stephanie Crawford, however, Atticus was leaving the post office when Mr. Ewell approached him, cursed him, spat on him, and threatened to kill him.
    p.291.1

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as in: However, complications may... Define
despite that (Used to connect contrasting ideas. Other synonyms could include in spite of that, nevertheless, nonetheless, and on the other hand.)
as in: However much she tried... Define
to whatever degree (regardless of how much)
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in whatever way
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