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in spite of everything, in spite of that, nonetheless, even so, however, but, still, yet, though, be that as it may, for all that, despite everything, despite that, after everything, having said that, that said, just the same, all the same, at the same time, in any event, come what may, at any rate, notwithstanding, regardless, anyway, anyhowView synonyms
- ‘For although I know well that you are of gentler birth than I, nathless that would not protect you.’
- ‘But natheless: should you be unlucky, it should be possible to talk to them about it.’
- ‘He has done me a great service, and I be under monstrous obligations to him, but he be, nathless, the Outlaw of Torn and I the daughter of an earl and a king's sister.’
- ‘And he was sore vexed and did tell the victor on the field, a knight that hight Sir Arsenius, that for all his men were worsted in the fray, natheless they did fight in the better fashion.’
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