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contrary
used in The Great Gatsby

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Definition
an expression used to intensify denial of an idea
  • On the contrary, they were merely casual events in a crowded summer, and, until much later, they absorbed me infinitely less than my personal affairs.
    p. 55.9

There are no more uses of "on the contrary" in The Great Gatsby.

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