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however
used in O Pioneers!

4 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," she added, "it seems to me that you get along with Frank about as well as any woman I've ever seen or heard of could."
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (66% in)
  • III Alexandra was to hear more of Ivar's case, however.
    2.3 — Part 2 Chapter 3 (0% in)
  • For all his dullness, however, Oscar makes more money than his brother, which adds to Lou's sharpness and uneasiness and tempts him to make a show.
    2.3 — Part 2 Chapter 3 (9% in)
  • He had not gone far, however, when he discovered that he was not the only person abroad.
    2.5 — Part 2 Chapter 5 (53% in)

There are no more uses of "however" in O Pioneers!.

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