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however
used in Chasing Lincoln's Killer

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.)
  • Booth, however, refused to let Herold go.
    p. 168.3
however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • Booth's information was incorrect, however, and Lincoln did not arrive as expected.
    p. 24.6
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • That was understandable, however, because Booth rode away from the crowds celebrating on Pennsylvania Avenue.
    p. 63.3
  • however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
  • Booth's railroad, however, would run in reverse.
    p. 95.7
however = a word used to connect contrasting ideas as when using though, in spite of that, in contrast, nevertheless, etc.
There are no more uses of "however" in Chasing Lincoln's Killer.

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