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Synonyms
opposed (verb)

inimical, against.

negative (adjective)

dissenting, opposing, negative.

Examples of usage:

This morning, walking with Mr. Coventry in the garden, he did tell me how Sir G. Carteret had carried the business of the Victuallers' money to be paid by himself, contrary to old practice; at which he is angry I perceive, but I believe means no hurt, but that things maybe done as they ought. - "Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright", Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke.

On the contrary, it's where you come in. - "The Brother of Daphne", Dornford Yates.

She, on the contrary, might have put everything straight- she might have done anything with him- almost- that she pleased. - "Elizabeth's Campaign", Mrs. Humphrey Ward.

Similar words:

to the contrary, special contract, term of a contract, self-control, riot control, take control, under control, riot control operations, transmission control protocol, rhythm method of birth control.

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