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  • It was, however, built of white marble.
  • The Frink National Bank Building, however, was a great success.

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  • More important, however, is the symbolic significance of a building such as this rising in our imperial city.
  • However, I am anxious to forestall, if possible, what appears to be a tragedy, the spectacle of a young man of your obvious mental gifts setting out deliberately to make a mess of his life.
  • He despised, however, all architects.
  • However, a mass meeting of strike sympathizers had been called for this evening.
  • It has, however, everything: the mezzanine with the colonnade and the stairway with a goitre and the cartouches in the form of looped leather belts.
  • He bowed over her hand, however, this afternoon as usual, and she smiled from behind the silver teapot.
  • However, it’s quite all right, since we both admit it.
  • However, the board must see the drawings before they make a decision.

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  • He saw, however, a story about Ellsworth M. Toohey.
  • There are, however, occasions when we are forced to acknowledge the promise of an approach—brilliantly close—to what we designate loosely by the term of greatness.
  • He felt, however, that he had to attend this time, because the occasion was to be in honor of the completion of one more capitol by Ralston Holcombe in some state or another.
  • It was not known to anyone, however, save to Guy Francon and a very few others, that Gail Wynand owned the corporation which owned the corporation which owned the Noyes-Belmont Hotel.
  • But with hard work, perhaps…Architecture is a difficult profession, however, and the competition is stiff, you know, very stiff…And now, if you’ll excuse me, my secretary has an appointment waiting for me….
  • A great many things and people had stood in his way, however; but he had never noticed them.
  • Sorry, however, that that’s all you picked out of my little speech.
  • However, I don’t know who’ll even bother to understand.
  • Ellsworth, however, had been born puny in health.
  • However, I have nothing to sell you.
  • However, that’s how it’s done.
  • Principally, however, the whole thing was an experiment.
  • However, that’s abstraction.
  • I think Mr. Toohey knows that, however.
  • What’s the difference, however?
  • However, you did have the good sense to admit that your act was futile.
  • However, that’s not why I’m doing it.
  • One phase of his life, however, was little known and never mentioned.
  • To be logical, however, we should not think of punishment for those who are rotten.
  • However, it would be advisable not to delay it.
  • Your major premise, however, is: he’s a dangerous kind of man.
  • Regrettable, however.
  • Ellsworth, however, was the ruler of the household, by a tacit, voluntary submission of both parents, though his father could never understand the cause of his own share in that submission.
  • I do grant you, however, that Mr. Howard Roark is a great temptation to me.
  • However, I’m sure you’ll succeed.
  • Such, however, is the whole moral atmosphere of our century—the century of the second-rater.
  • They, however, are above sacrificing to any cause or consideration whatsoever.
  • A man’s spirit, however, is his self.
  • The plaintiff’s attorney stated his case in a simple opening address; it was true, he admitted, that Hopton Stoddard had given Roark full freedom to design and build the Temple; the point was, however, that Mr. Stoddard had clearly specified and expected a temple; the building in question could not be considered a temple by any known standards; as the plaintiff proposed to prove with the help of the best authorities in the field.
  • He doesn’t say much, only: ’God made the elephant for toil and the mosquito for flitting about, and it’s not advisable, as a rule, to experiment with the laws of nature, however, if you want to try it, my dear child…’ But he’s not objecting really, it’s up to me, only…"

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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.)
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to whatever degree (regardless of how much)
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in whatever way
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