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  • I did not die, however, but my eunuch, and the Dey, and almost the whole seraglio of Algiers perished.
  • [18] "Here, however, is a country," said Candide, "which is better than Westphalia."

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  • The travellers, however, took care to gather up the gold, the rubies, and the emeralds.
  • However, we have in this neighbourhood an old man retired from Court who is the most learned and most communicative person in the kingdom.
  • However, since you absolutely wish to depart, I shall give orders to my engineers to construct a machine that will convey you very safely.
  • Candide, however, had one great advantage over Martin, in that he always hoped to see Miss Cunegonde; whereas Martin had nothing at all to hope.
  • "There are, however, some things good," said Candide.
  • But, however, they chatted, they communicated ideas, they consoled each other.
  • However, what with physic and bleeding, Candide’s illness became serious.
  • "However," said Cacambo, "the captain is not a Spaniard, but a German, he is ready to perish with hunger as well as myself; cannot we have something for breakfast, while we wait for his reverence?"

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  • However, the days and the weeks passed.
  • Upon the first proposal made by Candide, however, the Levantine captain had already tacked about, and made the crew ply their oars quicker than a bird cleaves the air.
  • Then without losing time, he and his companions went on board a galley, in order to search on the banks of the Propontis for his Cunegonde, however ugly she might have become.
  • However, the Abbe whispered to the Marchioness, who half rose, honoured Candide with a gracious smile, and Martin with a condescending nod; she gave a seat and a pack of cards to Candide, who lost fifty thousand francs in two deals, after which they supped very gaily, and every one was astonished that Candide was not moved by his loss; the servants said among themselves, in the language of servants:— "Some English lord is here this evening."
  • It was now the sixth monarch’s turn to speak: "Gentlemen," said he, "I am not so great a prince as any of you; however, I am a king.

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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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