I need to replace a sentence that I have in my corpus since I am using it twice in the same paragraph. My sentence starts with: However, ... and I want to use a similar expression in the similar style. Could i use the word Howbeit, ... instead (or Contrary, ...)?

  • I don't think you can use "Howbeit" this way. On the other hand, you could use... – fundagain Jul 10 '18 at 10:00

I think you can; all the dictionaries I've checked say so. However (sorry), it is archaic and so may not be the best choice. Alternatives:

-on the other hand (as the commenter says)
-and yet
-despite this fact
-even so
-but (no comma)
-this fact notwithstanding

  • Can i use: This fact notwithstanding with comma? – konstantin Jul 10 '18 at 12:28
  • Yes you can! Or you can say what the fact is: Notwithstanding the fact that . . . , – CJ Sheu Jul 10 '18 at 12:29

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