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nevertheless
used in In Cold Blood

15 uses
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Definition
in spite of that (Used to connect contrasting ideas. Other synonyms could include words and phrases such as nonetheless, all the same, still,  and however.)
  • Nevertheless, there had been one or two meaningful developments.
    2 — Persons Unknown (32% in)
  • Nevertheless, pleasant as this Las Vegas reverie was, it paled beside another of his visions.
    1 — Last To See Them Alive (20% in)
  • Far from resenting these lessons, the pupil, to please his tutor, once composed a sheaf of poems, and though the verses were very obscene, Perry, who thought them nevertheless hilarious, had had the manuscript leather-bound in a prison shop and its title, Dirty Jokes, stamped in gold.
    1 — Last To See Them Alive (28% in)
  • ...features were the outcome of a car collision in 1950-an accident that left his long-jawed and narrow face tilted, the left side rather lower than the right, with the results that the lips were slightly aslant, the nose askew, and his eyes not only situated at uneven levels but of uneven size, the left eye being truly serpentine, with venomous, sickly-blue squint that although it was involuntarily acquired, seemed nevertheless to warn of bitter sediment at the bottom of his nature.
    1 — Last To See Them Alive (40% in)
  • Nevertheless, if he had not missed Willie-Jay, if they could have been together for even an hour, Perry was quite convinced-just "knew"-that he would not now be loitering outside a hospital waiting for Dick to emerge with a pair of black stockings.
    1 — Last To See Them Alive (61% in)
  • Nevertheless, Susan Kidwell and her mother had managed to sugar the pill and install a cozy atmosphere in their apartment-three rooms on the ground floor.
    1 — Last To See Them Alive (78% in)
  • He had glanced through it, no more than that, and now he settled down to an earnest reading of the day-by-day entries, which began on her thirteenth birthday and ended some two months short of her seventeenth; the unsensational confidings of an intelligent child who adored animals, who liked to read, cook, sew, dance, ride horseback-a popular, pretty, virginal girl who thought it "fun to flirt" but was nevertheless "only really and truly in love with Bobby."
    2 — Persons Unknown (9% in)
  • Nevertheless, Perry observed with some misgiving the symptoms of fury rearranging Dick's expression: jaw, lips, the whole face slackened; saliva bubbles appeared at the corners of his mouth.
    2 — Persons Unknown (18% in)
  • Nevertheless, Perry felt sorry for Inez.
    2 — Persons Unknown (90% in)
  • Nevertheless, they stayed away overnight.
    3 — Answer (14% in)
  • Nevertheless, the game generated a treasure-hunt excitement, and presently he, too, succumbed to the fun, the fervor of this quest for refundable empties.
    3 — Answer (57% in)
  • The Meiers, who had been married more than twenty years, were very much alike: tall people with weight and strength to spare, with wide hands, square and calm and kindly faces-the last being most true of Mrs. Meier, a direct and practical woman who nevertheless seems illuminated by a mystical serenity.
    4 — The Corner (0% in)
  • Dunnan was nevertheless accepted as a juror.
    4 — The Corner (24% in)
  • Nevertheless, Wells' passage across the courtroom toward the witness stand was oddly stealthy-as though he expected to encounter an assassin along the way-and, as he walked past Hickock, Hickock's lips writhed as he whispered a few atrocious words.
    4 — The Corner (34% in)
  • Nevertheless, the trial's last session found a fair segment of the local Establishment seated alongside the plainer citizenry.
    4 — The Corner (56% in)

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