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The War of the Worlds
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  • It was, however, still so hot from its flight through the air as to forbid his near approach.
  • However it is done, it is certain that a beam of heat is the essence of the matter.

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  • It was only about five, however, that a field gun reached Chobham for use against the first body of Martians.
  • Between us and Leatherhead, however, lay the third cylinder, with its guarding giants.
  • Once, however, I made out a string of black figures hurrying across the meadows from the direction of Weybridge.
  • The St. George’s Hill men, however, were better led or of a better mettle.
  • There was, however, water to drink; and I took a hatchet, which promised to be useful in our next house-breaking.
  • On Mars, however, just the reverse has apparently been the case.
  • Only that known popularly as the red weed, however, gained any footing in competition with terrestrial forms.
  • For a time, however, the red weed grew with astonishing vigour and luxuriance.

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  • The Surrey pine woods were too dry, however, for the festoons of the red climber.

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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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