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Unusual Conjunctions.

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argal
sobeit
whencesoever
albeit
forwhy


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albeit

PRONUNCIATION:
(al-BEE-it)

MEANING:
conjunction: Even though; although.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Middle English al be it (all though it be).

USAGE:
"Demonstrations, albeit more peaceful ones, continued yesterday, with a few hundred students staging a sit-down protest."
Ho Ai Li; A Step Forward; The Straits Times (Singapore); Nov 8, 2008

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
If you want to make peace, you don't talk to your friends. You talk to your enemies. -Moshe Dayan, military leader and politician (1915-1981)

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