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conjunction as in while

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Whilst Whitacre never defined himself as an “ally,” this remains a cautionary tale of what not to do.

But recently, the MPAA has loosened the stick in its collective ass and allowed women to go there whilst maintaining an R rating.

I immediately went downstairs and told Dad about the dream whilst he was having his breakfast.

Hell, James left the entire league in a holding pattern whilst he pondered his future, Hamlet-like.

What has allowed him to continue his activities for so long, whilst leaving such an extensive open-source trail?

It was generally lauded by Spaniards, whilst it filled all classes of natives with indignation.

I had it put in order whilst you were in London; it was a shame to let a sacred place remain in such a state.

Heavy firing continued all that afternoon, inflicting great loss on the rebels, whilst the Spaniards lost one soldier.

He tells me several men have already been shot whilst bathing but there is no use trying to stop it: they take the off chance.

But I was still more startled by the action of the barman who lifted up the glass and held it whilst the man drank.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to whilst, such as: although, at the same time, during, during the time, in the time, and throughout the time.

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