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Nevertheless, she persisted

Meet the one-word sibling of the phrase ‘despite that’.

Three little words, squished into one,

Nevertheless — a funny sounding one.

A never, a the, a less, oho

But together they go, the adverb nevertheless

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The word nevertheless means despite a fact or idea that you have just mentioned. It is used as a way of showing how a sentence, phrase or word is related to what has already been said.

For e.g.: It was a hot day; nevertheless, thousands of fans had gathered to watch the match.

Ram was a soft spoken person; nevertheless he had a pleasing demeanor.

Dominic had been living in the village for over a decade. Nevertheless, the villagers considered him as an outsider.

When nevertheless combines two sentences into one, a semicolon should precede it.

For e.g.: It was a windy day; nevertheless, the party went on as planned.

Thus goes nevertheless…never a dull moment to it.

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