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contravene
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  • To the last?’ asked Louisa contravening the great principle, and wondering very much.

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  • This heretical suggestion had been squelched because, as one of Cleburne’s fellow officers said, "its propositions contravene the principles on which we fight."
    James M. McPherson  --  What They Fought For - 1861-1865
  • You think you could get me to contravene proper authority because I expressed some little affection?’
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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