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Unusual conjunctions

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argal
sobeit
whencesoever
albeit
forwhy


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whencesoever

PRONUNCIATION:
(hwens-so-EV-uhr)

MEANING:
conjunction, adverb: From whatever place

ETYMOLOGY:
From whence (from what place) + soever (at all, of any kind).

USAGE:
"[Lizbeth, the dog] loves human attention and like Browning's duchess she is pleased indiscriminately whencesoever it comes."
Jonathan Raban; The View From a Literary Dumpster; The New York Times; Oct 10, 1993.

A THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
The race of men, while sheep in credulity, are wolves for conformity. -Carl Van Doren, professor, writer, and critic (1885-1950)

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