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contradict
used in Wuthering Heights

6 uses
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Definition
disagree
in various senses, including:
  • to say something is not true — as in "She contradicted his testimony."
  • to say something else is true when both can't be true — as in "I don't believe her. She contradicted herself as she told us what happened."
  • to be in conflict with — as in "Her assertions contradict accepted scientific principles."
  • He did not contradict me; perhaps he had fallen into a doze.
    Chapter 9 (21% in)
  • Joseph objected at first; she was too much in earnest, however, to suffer contradiction; and at last he placed his hat on his head, and walked grumbling forth.
    Chapter 9 (62% in)
  • Then the doctor had said that she would not bear crossing much; she ought to have her own way; and it was nothing less than murder in her eyes for any one to presume to stand up and contradict her.
    Chapter 9 (93% in)
  • Mrs. Linton spoke strongly, and yet I can't contradict her.
    Chapter 10 (75% in)
  • 'She didn't leave him,' said the boy; 'you sha'n't contradict me.'
    Chapter 23 (37% in)
  • You contradict your own words, and distract me!
    Chapter 27 (19% in)

There are no more uses of "contradict" in Wuthering Heights.

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