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  • adv. at any rate, anyhow

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. used to indicate that a statement explains or supports a previous statement


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  • SupĀ­plies from Granville and Shatenka's joint command did not even have the chance to arrive before the retreat began, and could not in any event have prevented the disaster.

    The False Mirror

  • Finally Karzai acceded to the American pressure and agreed to the runoff, which in any event his challenger Dr. Abdullah had never had the votes to win.

    The Longest War

  • Secularization of the role of jurist was, however, a gradual process and for a period many experts on legal matters con - tinued to be members of the aristocratic priesthood, who in any event claimed no supernatural or spiritual gifts.


  • In point of fact, however, Case IV had hallucinations and religious delusions ( "spirit is here") probably derived therefrom, and Dr. Worcester found an isolated brain lesion correlatable with the hallucinosis; and in any event the emotional state of the patient is in grave doubt.

    The Journal of Abnormal Psychology

  • Case V's delusion (identification with God, expression of atonement?) was in any event episodic in a septicemia.

    The Journal of Abnormal Psychology

  • But I am opposed to intermarriage between the white and colored races, because if in any event or at any time it were desirable, the time is not yet, nor has there yet developed, so far as I can see, any good reason for such legalized interblending of the races.

    The Negro and the White Man

  • "But I'm not young, and in any event any such speculation would be corruptive to your innocence."

    Zombie Lover

  • Elnora's heart was with the small fleeing figure in any event whatever.

    A Girl of the Limberlost

  • I keep it so employed that in any event it will bring something. tell him I will try & take care of it for him at least & if possible put it in such funds as he can use there as oppertunity offers which I think the best investment for him

    Augusta County: John Quincy Adams Nadenbousch to Hester J. Nadenbousch, March 26, 1865

  • I answered that I did not think it at all probable that General Lee would undertake such a desperate measure to relieve the strait he was in; that General Hartranft's successful check to Gordon had ended, I thought, attacks of such a character; and in any event General Grant would give Lee all he could attend to on the left.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories


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