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however
used in Burned by Ellen Hopkins

2 meanings, 2 uses
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1  —1 use 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.)
  • Later, however, my cowardice came back to haunt me, wrapped in Mom's muffled screams.

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2  —1 use as in:
However much she tried...
Definition
to whatever degree (regardless of how much; or whatever unspecified amount)
  • Aunt J came around and took the wheel, and as I scooted my black-and-blue butt across the seat, I vowed to weasel her secrets, however dark they might be.
however = regardless of how
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