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Atlas Shrugged
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  • Right at the moment, however, they’re …. But then, what they’re aiming at is the future.
  • I am glad to report, however, that I foresaw the possibility of such a turn of events and took every precaution to protect the interests of Taggart Transcontinental.

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  • He is the owner of d’Anconia Copper…… He is not, however, the owner of all the copper companies in the world.
  • I do feel, however, that our stockholders will be justified in expecting that those who bore the major responsibility for this venture should now bear the consequences of their negligence.
  • However, Kip Chalmers and Tinky Holloway are dangerous.
  • I learned from my own pupil, however, that it was I who made this possible.
  • Your account, however, is not as large as some of the others, even though huge sums were extorted from you by force in the past twelve years.
  • You would do itbecause if you let the horse go full blast, it would throw you off in no time…… However, financial aspects are not my chief concern —nor yours, Jim.
  • Wesley Mouch came from a family that had known neither poverty nor wealth nor distinction for many generations; it had clung, however, to a tradition of its own: that of being college-bred and, therefore, of despising men who were in business.
  • This, however, was known only to a very few of the top-level leaders of both nations.

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  • His voice slowed down suddenly to a tone of cautious thoughtfulness: "However, we do understand the plight of the working men, and-it’s just a thought —we could, perhaps, take on a certain extra number, if we were permitted to double our freight rates, which-"
  • If you start, however, as a passionless blank, as a vegetable seeking to be eaten, with no values to reject and no wishes to renounce, you will not win the crown of sacrifice.
  • He added, "I must tell you, however, that I am the only one responsible for this undertaking.
  • She lifted her head and said firmly, "I don’t expect it to happen, however.

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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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