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however
used in Henry VIII

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However, complications may...
Definition
though (or another expression that connects contrasting ideas)

(Based on idea 1 we might not expect idea 2, but this is a way of saying that even though idea 1 exists, we still have idea 2.  Synonyms include in spite of that, , nevertheless, nonetheless, on the other hand, in contrastand but.)
  • However, yet there is no great breach; when it comes, Cranmer will find a friend will not shrink from him.
    4.1 — Act 4 Scene 1 — A street in Westminster (92% in)

There are no more uses of "however" flagged with this meaning in Henry VIII.

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  • My Lord of Winchester, you are a little, By your good favour, too sharp; men so noble, However faulty, yet should find respect For what they have been.
    5.3 — Act 5 Scene 3 — The council-chamber (43% in)

There are no more uses of "however" in Henry VIII.

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