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whate'er

[hwuht-air, hwot-, hwuh t-, wuht-, wot-, wuh t-] /ʰwʌtˈɛər, ʰwɒt-, ʰwət-, wʌt-, wɒt-, wət-/
pronoun, adjective, Literary.
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  • Whatever it may be, wherever he is, whate'er may happen, he grins.

    The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus Caius Valerius Catullus
  • This whate'er men say, says a great deal more than it seems.

    Classic French Course in English William Cleaver Wilkinson
  • You may call him an imp,Or a gnome or a sprite; And whate'er you call himYou are sure to be right.

    More Dollies Richard Hunter
  • Such men as Crozier have compensations for "whate'er they lack."

  • I ween, whate'er was given / by knight it doth in worth excel.

  • In sooth was doomed to perish / whate'er in flight the same did reach.

  • whate'er his purpose, Iring / should find them faithful by his side.

  • And shame me not for nought, I'll freely own whate'er amiss, Or blameful I have wrought.

  • whate'er befalls, remember that dead or living I'll be wife to no man but you.

    Red Eve H. Rider Haggard
  • whate'er betide, meseems we cannot do worse on the continent than in Hispaniola.

    Vasco Nuez de Balboa Frederick Albion Ober

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