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contrary
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Animal Farm
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  • Napoleon had denounced such ideas as contrary to the spirit of Animalism.
  • On the contrary, it is a deep and heavy responsibility.
  • Napoleon was well aware of the bad results that might follow if the real facts of the food situation were known, and he decided to make use of Mr. Whymper to spread a contrary impression.
  • Others asked such questions as ’Why should we care what happens after we are dead?’ or ’If this Rebellion is to happen anyway, what difference does it make whether we work for it or not?’, and the pigs had great difficulty in making them see that this was contrary to the spirit of Animalism.
  • On the contrary, it was he who had advocated it in the beginning, and the plan which Snowball had drawn on the floor of the incubator shed had actually been stolen from among Napoleon’s papers.
  • A too rigid equality in rations, Squealer explained, would have been contrary to the principles of Animalism.

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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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