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contrary
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Wuthering Heights
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  • On the contrary, a tiresomely active one.
  • On the contrary, I shall have great pleasure in sending it to perdition to punish its Maker,’ exclaimed the blasphemer.
  • And if you flatter yourself that I don’t perceive it, you are a fool; and if you think I can be consoled by sweet words, you are an idiot: and if you fancy I’ll suffer unrevenged, I’ll convince you of the contrary, in a very little while!
  • Linton, on the contrary, displayed the true courage of a loyal and faithful soul: he trusted God; and God comforted him.
  • ’You cannot deny that you entered my house of your own accord, in contempt of his injunctions to the contrary.
  • Contrary, then,’ answered another, in deep but softened tones.
  • Shame at her scorn, and hope of her approval, were his first prompters to higher pursuits; and instead of guarding him from one and winning him to the other, his endeavours to raise himself had produced just the contrary result.

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  • We will not allow members to act contrary to our code of ethics.
  • What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say to the contrary.

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