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used in The Horse Whisperer

25 uses
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1  —13 uses as in:
However, complications may...
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, the urge—so wildly out of character that it made even Annie laugh—had little, if anything, to do with religion.
    Twenty-five (56% in)
  • The purge was now almost over, however, and Annie and Farlow had recently become skillful at constructing payoff deals which bought the silence of those departing.
    One (40% in)
  • Today however, when the girls rode out from the trees and into the sun, all they found was the bloody, severed wing of a bird.
    One (49% in)
  • Since the spring however, when Annie had taken on this new job, things had become strained.
    Two (81% in)
  • Unlike his father however, there was nothing sad about this quietness.
    Eight (52% in)
  • Baking the French-style apple tart she was serving for dessert however, hadn't been half the task of working out how they all might get to eat it.
    Twenty-three (3% in)
  • There was such hope however, such a promise of light in this tentative act of trust by Pilgrim that she felt something shift and open within her and knew that it was permanent.
    Twenty-six (36% in)
  • The city today, Robert now knew, was a mere skeleton of what it then was, but "had lost nothing of its charm," none of which, however, was immediately apparent from the vantage of Robert's window seat.
    Twenty-eight (57% in)
  • More powerfully however, and even though she told herself how foolish it was, she felt she was betraying Tom by what she was doing now.
    Twenty-nine (90% in)
  • Still however, something had restrained her from telling him; and now she wondered if it was the fear of how he would react.
    Thirty-four (71% in)
  • Unlike the pain of losing Tom however, it was a pain she could at least imagine.
    Thirty-four (79% in)
  • What they could tell however, was that she was riding the horse as hard as hell and that if she kept it up he'd soon be on his knees.
    Thirty-five (42% in)
  • Sometimes however, Robert would drive her.
    Thirty-six (71% in)

There are no more uses of "however" flagged with this meaning in The Horse Whisperer.

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  • When however in May the world at last warmed, they seemed to reassert themselves and the blossom when it came was full and unblemished.
    Thirty-six (3% in)
  • Pilgrim however was amazed.
    One (30% in)
  • A second scan however had found some diffused bleeding in the brain so they had drilled a tiny hole in her skull and inserted something that was now monitoring the pressure inside.
    Two (68% in)
  • The guilt about Rachel however had stayed with him.
    Nine (45% in)
  • In the end, they did however decide to tell her about the man from Montana.
    Ten (43% in)
  • This silence however was of a new order.
    Thirteen (12% in)
  • Her mother however made this impossible.
    Fourteen (87% in)
  • However fragile, the confidence and trust Tom had been working for were set.
    Twenty-eight (46% in)
  • She worried more however that she might let Pilgrim down.
    Twenty-eight (88% in)
  • If however it really was as urgent as Robert said, which by her tone she seemed to doubt, she would try to contact Dr. Auerbach on his behalf.
    Thirty (17% in)
  • He didn't query it however.
    Thirty (24% in)
  • Some few however found a final brief reprieve on the white gauze netting of a cradle which, since the weather had grown mild, stood daily in the dappled shade.
    Thirty-six (7% in)

There are no more uses of "however" in The Horse Whisperer.

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