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contradict
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Arrowsmith
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  • He reverently accepted everything, no matter how contradictory to everything else, that his medical instructors told him, but this killing of animals—he hated it.
  • He wanted to look behind details and impressive-sounding lists of technical terms for the causes of things, for general rules which might reduce the chaos of dissimilar and contradictory symptoms to the orderliness of chemistry.
  • "Well, anyway— She who might have picked any number of well-bred, agreeable, intelligent chaps—and I MEAN intelligent, because this Arrowsmith person may know all about germs, but he doesn’t know a symphony from a savory…… I don’t think I’m too fussy, but I don’t quite see why we should go to a house where the host apparently enjoys flatly contradicting you…… Poor devil, I’m really sorry for him; probably he doesn’t even know when he’s being rude."
  • He leaned across two men to slap the indignant dean on the shoulder; he contradicted his neighbors; he sang a stanza of "I’m Bound Away for the Wild Missourai.

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  • Does the sentence contradict the main claim of the essay?
  • Does the sentence contradict what is said in the previous paragraph?

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