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Gone with the Wind
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  • However, ladies have seldom held any charms for me.
  • However, it’s for the hospital.

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  • Melanie, however, did not seem to mind the smells, the wounds or the nakedness, which Scarlett thought strange in one who was the most timorous and modest of women.
  • However there was still plenty of hog meat, as well as chickens and vegetables.
  • However, life would be pleasanter if Rhett would recant his heresies.
  • However, she was determined to accomplish it, for Rhett was coming to supper and he always noticed and commented upon any innovation of dress or hair.
  • However, she would dare even that for Ashley.
  • However, remembering her plan, Scarlett smothered her contempt and cast such a flashing smile of greeting at him that he stopped short, his arm outheld to Suellen and goggled at Scarlett in pleased bewilderment.
  • However, there were the Confederate victories in Tennessee scored by General Morgan and General Forrest and the triumph at the Second Battle of Bull Run hung up like visible Yankee scalps to gloat over.
  • Johnston’s veterans, however, went by with the tireless, careless step which had carried them for three years, and they still had the energy to grin and wave at pretty girls and to call rude gibes to men not in uniform.

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  • However, she felt that something was wrong.
  • She had intimated, however, that he didn’t come by them honestly.
  • However, it doesn’t seem to bother the Yankees whether folks are guilty or not, so long as they can hang somebody.
  • However, he had learned that day in Fayetteville that he could cut this expense a fourth by lending the horse and wagon for two weeks to the gin owner.
  • However, I admired him and tried to copy him far more than I ever did my father, for Father is an amiable gentleman full of honorable habits and pious saws—so you see how it goes.
  • However, Johnnie Gallegher is a cold little bully if I ever saw one.
  • He did however look at Scarlett, staring at her in the same cold hard way India had done.
  • However, Rhett seemed in perfect command of the bewildering situation and that was a small comfort.
  • However, if it made her happy, she was welcome to it.
  • However, they did it gladly.
  • However, he had been his usual bland self at those times, and never by look or word showed that such a scene had taken place between them.
  • She thought, however, that once the novelty had passed, Bonnie would turn to other things and the neighborhood would have some peace.
  • Eventually, however—" But she was not listening, for she was regarding herself pleasedly in the mirror again, thinking she would wear the bonnet to the hospital this very afternoon and take flowers to the convalescent officers.

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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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