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synonyms for hows

  • cause
  • motive
  • mystery
  • proof
  • how
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How to use hows in a sentence

Unless they are going to have an August push in France they might at least have lent us forty-eight 4.5 hows.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Hows'ever, none on 'em answered; so they gave out that he'd run away, and she kep' on the bis'ness.
THE PICKWICK PAPERSCHARLES DICKENS
It warn't much—execution for nine pound nothin', multiplied by five for costs; but hows'ever here he stopped for seventeen year.
THE PICKWICK PAPERSCHARLES DICKENS
Hows'ever, there is no use in looking out for the worst--we shall know all about it, when the ship gets in.
MILES WALLINGFORDJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
The Boches put some big 'hows' and a couple of 'pip-squeak' batteries on to us just when we were replenishing.
SERVANTS OF THE GUNSJEFFERY E. JEFFERY
Outhouse, owt′hows, n. a small building outside a dwelling-house.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
Then, partly at least to test Nishkas knowledge, he added in English, Hows for looking at my room before we go out on the town?
SATAN AND THE COMRADESRALPH BENNITT
I was to meet him at ten o'clock—just one hour earlier than the time I had named to Adam Hows.
FLORA LYNDSAYSUSANNA MOODIE
On hearing these words Adam Hows discharged a pistol at my head, and missing his aim, threw down the weapon and fled.
FLORA LYNDSAYSUSANNA MOODIE
Hows that for a mother that came over here on purpose to make an American out of me?
BETTY LEE, SOPHOMOREDAVID GOODGER (GOODGER@PYTHON.ORG)
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