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contrary
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Candide
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  • No sooner were we landed, than the blacks of a contrary faction to that of my captain attempted to rob him of his booty.
  • "It is a great pity," said Candide, "that the sage Pangloss was hanged contrary to custom at an auto-da-fe; he would tell us most amazing things in regard to the physical and moral evils that overspread earth and sea, and I should be able, with due respect, to make a few objections."

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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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