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however
used in Gone with the Wind

23 uses
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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.)
  • She thought, however, that once the novelty had passed, Bonnie would turn to other things and the neighborhood would have some peace.
    5.59 (24% in)
however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • 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.
    1.6 (9% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • However, ladies have seldom held any charms for me.
    1.6 (78% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • 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.
    2.8 (95% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • However, it's for the hospital.
    2.9 (53% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • 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.
    2.12 (1% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • However, life would be pleasanter if Rhett would recant his heresies.
    2.13 (20% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • 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.
    2.13 (78% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • However, she would dare even that for Ashley.
    2.16 (41% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • 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.
    3.18 (69% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • 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.
    3.30 (75% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • However, she felt that something was wrong.
    4.31 (4% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • She had intimated, however, that he didn't come by them honestly.
    4.31 (46% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • However, it doesn't seem to bother the Yankees whether folks are guilty or not, so long as they can hang somebody.
    4.33 (74% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • 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.
    4.38 (80% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • However, Johnnie Gallegher is a cold little bully if I ever saw one.
    4.43 (15% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • However, Rhett seemed in perfect command of the bewildering situation and that was a small comfort.
    4.45 (86% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • However, if it made her happy, she was welcome to it.
    5.49 (37% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • However, they did it gladly.
    5.49 (90% in)
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • 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.
    5.57 (7% 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" flagged with this meaning in Gone with the Wind.

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  • He did however look at Scarlett, staring at her in the same cold hard way India had done.
    4.45 (17% in)
  • However there was still plenty of hog meat, as well as chickens and vegetables.
    2.12 (3% in)
  • Eventually, however
    2.13 (73% in)

There are no more uses of "however" in Gone with the Wind.

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