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  • However, I prefer to use the names their parents gave them, the names that society will recognize them by when they return to become useful and hardworking members of society.
  • At that moment, however, Hattie Parker stepped out of the general store.

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  • Now, however, the sky was very dark off to the west, and every time the lightning flashed, the dark shape of the mountains would briefly appear.
  • Either he’d made it to Big Thumb, or . What worried him the most, however, wasn’t that it was too late.
  • Unlike Mr. Sir, however, she had on her boots.
  • The lizard hadn’t bitten him, however.
  • The reader might find it interesting, however, that Stanley’s father invented his cure for foot odor the day after the great-great-grandson of Elya Yelnats carried the great-great-great-grandson of Madame Zeroni up the mountain.

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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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