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however
used in Atlas Shrugged

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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.)
  • This, however, was known only to a very few of the top-level leaders of both nations.
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (18% in)
however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • Right at the moment, however, they're ....
    1.3 Part 1 Chapter 3 — The Top and the Bottom (20% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • I am glad to report, however, that I foresaw the possibility of such a turn of events and took every precaution to protect the interests of Taggart Transcontinental.
    1.4 Part 1 Chapter 4 — The Immovable Movers (36% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • I do feel, however, that our stockholders will be justified in expecting that those who bore the major responsibility for this venture should now bear the consequences of their negligence.
    1.4 Part 1 Chapter 4 — The Immovable Movers (37% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • He is the owner of d'Anconia Copper...... He is not, however, the owner of all the copper companies in the world.
    1.5 Part 1 Chapter 5 — The Climax of the D'Anconias (57% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • You would do itbecause if you let the horse go full blast, it would throw you off in no time...... However, financial aspects are not my chief concern —nor yours, Jim.
    2.2 Part 2 Chapter 2 — The Aristocracy of Pull (48% in)
  • However, Kip Chalmers and Tinky Holloway are dangerous.
    2.5 Part 2 Chapter 5 — Account Overdrawn (28% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • His voice slowed down suddenly to a tone of cautious thoughtfulness: "However, we do understand the plight of the working men, and-it's just a thought —we could, perhaps, take on a certain extra number, if we were permitted to double our freight rates, which-"
    2.6 Part 2 Chapter 6 — Miracle Metal (8% in)
  • Wesley Mouch came from a family that had known neither poverty nor wealth nor distinction for many generations; it had clung, however, to a tradition of its own: that of being college-bred and, therefore, of despising men who were in business.
    2.6 Part 2 Chapter 6 — Miracle Metal (15% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • He added, "I must tell you, however, that I am the only one responsible for this undertaking.
    2.7 Part 2 Chapter 7 — The Moratorium on Brains (33% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • She lifted her head and said firmly, "I don't expect it to happen, however.
    2.10 Part 2 Chapter 10 — The Sign of the Dollar (82% in)
  • I learned from my own pupil, however, that it was I who made this possible.
    3.1 Part 3 Chapter 1 — Atlantis (79% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • Your account, however, is not as large as some of the others, even though huge sums were extorted from you by force in the past twelve years.
    3.2 Part 3 Chapter 2 — The Utopia of Greed (9% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • If you start, however, as a passionless blank, as a vegetable seeking to be eaten, with no values to reject and no wishes to renounce, you will not win the crown of sacrifice.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (40% in)
however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
There are no more uses of "however" in Atlas Shrugged.

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