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however
used in Immortal in Death

2 meanings, 14 uses
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1  —11 uses as in:
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.)
  • I will, however, recommend leniency on the charges of possession and intent to distribute.
    Chapter 18 (90% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • I did, however, complete negotiations for a farming commune on Taurus Five.
    Chapter 2 (53% in)
  • You will, however, be held until the results of the tests are complete.
    Chapter 5 (61% in)
  • However, because of my behavior during your investigation of a case that was very personal to me, you should be aware that I fully understand what you're going through on this one.
    Chapter 5 (71% in)
  • I did, however, code in and out.
    Chapter 8 (71% in)
  • However, recent information has come to my attention that puts both of these cases under Illegals jurisdiction.
    Chapter 9 (53% in)
  • He did, however, point out several other employees and regulars who might have seen her with someone.
    Chapter 13 (62% in)
  • She did, however, make a number of calls, all on her pocket 'link.
    Chapter 13 (84% in)
  • Our office is, however, willing to agree to Ms.
    Chapter 15 (53% in)
  • It is, however, a less potent mix, and when ingested by mouth—
    Chapter 17 (79% in)
  • However, it was addictive, which pushed it automatically into the illegals category.
    Chapter 18 (62% in)

There are no more uses of "however" flagged with this meaning in Immortal in Death.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
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2  —3 uses as in:
However much she tried...
Definition
to whatever degree (regardless of how much; or whatever unspecified amount)
  • The fear because however horrible, this would not be the worst he did to her.
    Chapter 12 (81% in)
however = regardless of how
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • However much pleasure she would get from making Roarke wince, she wasn't getting married in neon rubber.
    Chapter 1 (42% in)
  • however = regardless of how
  • To believe that I'm so good at my job that nothing, however small, will get past me.
    Chapter 7 (27% in)
however = regardless of how
There are no more uses of "however" flagged with this meaning in Immortal in Death.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
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