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however
used in Night

2 uses
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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.)
  • However, there were some shots and some dead.
    Six (95% in)
  • However, our first impressions of the Germans were most reassuring.
    One (33% in)

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