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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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  • However, this time he was really interested for a little while.
  • However, it seemed well worth while to chance it, so he fell to groaning with considerable spirit.

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  • However, they worried through, and each got his reward—in small blue tickets, each with a passage of Scripture on it; each blue ticket was pay for two verses of the recitation.
  • However, even inquests went out of vogue at last, and ceased to torture Tom’s conscience.
  • However, he reached the shore finally, and drifted along till he found a low place and drew himself out.
  • Before she was half way home, however, she had changed her mind.
  • Tom was a free boy again, however —there was something in that.
  • However, there was no other way; so with such show of cheerfulness as they could muster they called for the pipe and took their whiff as it passed, in due form.
  • However, one by one they straggled in at last and took shelter under the tent, cold, scared, and streaming with water; but to have company in misery seemed something to be grateful for.
  • However, this sort of close to the day’s adventures was romantic and therefore satisfactory.

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  • Their speed was slow, however, because pitfalls were somewhat common, and had to be guarded against.
  • It would be complete, however, as soon as the messenger dispatched with the great news to the cave should get the word to her husband.
  • Nobody suffered half as much as the two boys did, however.
  • He had only thought it was not the treasure, however—he had not known that it wasn’t—and so the suggestion of a captured bundle was too much for his self-possession.
  • After a few moments, however, the boy got a little of his strength back, and managed to put enough of it into his voice to make part of the house hear: "In the graveyard!"
  • The thing failed this time, however, so the boys shouldered their tools and went away feeling that they had not trifled with fortune, but had fulfilled all the requirements that belong to the business of treasure-hunting.
  • However, the widow made a pretty fair show of astonishment, and heaped so many compliments and so much gratitude upon Huck that he almost forgot the nearly intolerable discomfort of his new clothes in the entirely intolerable discomfort of being set up as a target for everybody’s gaze and everybody’s laudations.

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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)
as in: However you do it, get it done! Define
in whatever way
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