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The Silver Chair
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  • Do you see? I mean, however long we spend here, we shall still get back to Experiment House at the moment we left it —
  • She did, however, consent to climb on to Glimfeather’s back, and was thoroughly waked up (for a while) by the unexpected coldness of the air when he flew out with her into the night.

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  • And, however tired they got, it was far too cold for a halt.
  • It proved, however, a disappointing exploration.
  • However tired you are, it takes some nerve to walk up to a giant’s front door.
  • The flavour can, however, be greatly reduced ifJill touched his feet, and Scrubb’s, gently.
  • It was not, however, so bad as the last entrance and Jill could go through it without bending her head.
  • The Queen’s foolish speech, however, produced excellent results, for Puddleglum and Scrubb were at once picked up by gigantic gentlemen-in-waiting, and Jill by a gigantic maid of honour, and carried off to their rooms.
  • But however happy you are feeling, you can’t talk with your mouth full of snow.
  • But however sore and jolted the two humans were, they would now give anything to have that journey over again: to see those glades and slopes sparkling with last night’s snow, to be met by rabbits and squirrels and birds that wished you good morning, to breathe again the air of Narnia and hear the voices of the Narnian trees.

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  • Well, however they work, you can’t expect them to last for ever, you know," replied the Marsh-wiggle.

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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)
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in whatever way
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