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despite

preposition as in in spite of, regardless of

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Despite the strong language, however, the neither the JPO nor Lockheed could dispute a single fact in either Daily Beast report.

NEW ORLEANS — John Boehner was reelected House Speaker yesterday by his Republican colleagues despite some dissenting members.

Its biggest asset, of course, is the steely Atwell, who never asks you to feel sorry for Carter despite all the sexism around her.

The rebels though seemed somewhat chastened by the result despite more than doubling the anti-Boehner votes from two years ago.

The copilot on Flight 8501 was Remi Emmanuel Piesel, 46, who despite his age had just 2,275 hours of flying experience.

The conclusion is reached that, despite these drawbacks, the Jesuit mission in Canada has made a hopeful beginning.

Some critics feel that, despite much that is desirable in her work, the soul is lacking in the women she paints.

Hunter-Weston despite his heavy losses will be advancing to-morrow which should divert pressure from you.

Long Jack was a prominent, but despite his joviality, it seems to me a pathetic figure.

Despite the arrogant manner of his address, Garnache felt prepossessed in the newcomer's favour.

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On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to despite, such as: in spite of, regardless of, against, although, even though, and even with.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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