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 for besides
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Besides \Be*sides\, prep.
     Over and above; separate or distinct from; in addition to;
     other than; else than. See Beside, prep., 3, and Syn. under
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           Besides your cheer, you shall have sport. --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Besides \Be*sides"\, Beside \Be*side"\, adv. [OE. Same as
     beside, prep.; the ending -s is an adverbial one, prop. a
     genitive sign.]
     1. On one side. [Obs.] --Chaucer. Shak.
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     2. More than that; over and above; not included in the
        number, or in what has been mentioned; moreover; in
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              The men said unto Lot, Hast thou here any besides ?
                                                    --Gen. xix.
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              To all beside, as much an empty shade,
              An Eugene living, as a C[ae]sar dead. --Pope.
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     Note: These sentences may be considered as elliptical.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adv 1: making an additional point; anyway; "I don't want to go
             to a restaurant; besides, we can't afford it"; "she
             couldn't shelter behind him all the time and in any case
             he wasn't always with her" [syn: besides, in any
      2: in addition; "he has a Mercedes, too" [syn: besides, too,
         also, likewise, as well]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  42 Moby Thesaurus words for "besides":
     above and beyond, added, additionally, along, along with, also,
     apart from, as well, as well as, aside from, bar, barring, beside,
     beyond, but, else, except for, excepting, excluding, exclusive of,
     farther, further, furthermore, in addition, in addition to,
     into the bargain, likewise, more, moreover, new, not counting,
     other, other than, otherwise, outside of, over and above, save,
     then, to boot, together with, too, yet

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