True, certain rumours did reach his friends, but these were both strange and rare, and each one contradicted the last.
I don’t contradict myself.
There were rumours current as to Gania, too; but circumstances soon contradicted these.
Besides that, I have made myself a promise not to alter a single word of what I write in this paper, even though I find that I am contradicting myself every five lines.
This was contradicted, and the rumour circulated that it was a young merchant who had come into the enormous fortune and married the great ballet dancer, and that at the wedding the drunken young fool had burned seventy thousand roubles at a candle out of pure bravado.
But, besides the above, we are cognizant of certain other undoubted facts, which puzzle us a good deal because they seem flatly to contradict the foregoing.
He did not contradict his clever and eloquent counsel, who argued that the brain fever, or inflammation of the brain, was the cause of the crime; clearly proving that this malady had existed long before the murder was perpetrated, and had been brought on by the sufferings of the accused.
There are no more uses of "contradict" in the book.
Show samples from other sources
Does the sentence contradict the main claim of the essay?
Does the sentence contradict what is said in the previous paragraph?