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however
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Edward)

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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.)
  • Such I believe to be the true interpretation of this passage, which, however, is one of admitted difficulty.
    Footnotes (93% in)
  • The King being obliged to send back his captive, enters into a furious contest with Achilles, which Nestor pacifies; however, as he had the absolute command of the army, he seizes on Briseis in revenge.
    1.1 — Volume 1 Book 1 (2% in)

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?  —1 use
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  • The terms made use of in this line, and in 481, may appear somewhat coarse, as addressed by one Goddess to another: but I assure the English reader that in this passage especially I have greatly softened down the expression of the original; a literal translation of which, however forcible, would shock even the least fastidious critic.
    Footnotes (84% in)

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