beautiful eyes, <yet/but> a destructive personality

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Can I use ' yet' to connect words or phrases like but?

My cat Cookie has beautiful eyes, yet a destructive personality.
  • DocPenfro

    Senior Member
    English - British
    The word has several functions in English. One of the definitions in the Shorter OED is "In spite of that; but nevertheless; even then ... more emphatic than but".

    I feel your example sentence would work better if you expanded it slightly: "My cat Cookie has beautiful eyes, yet she has a destructive personality."
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