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contradict
used in Jane Eyre

5 uses
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Definition
disagree
in various senses, including:
  • to say something is not true — as in "She contradicted his testimony."
  • to say something else is true when both can't be true — as in "I don't believe her. She contradicted herself as she told us what happened."
  • to be in conflict with — as in "Her assertions contradict accepted scientific principles."
  • Your fortune is yet doubtful: when I examined your face, one trait contradicted another.
    Chapter 19 (49% in)
  • Now act as you please: write and contradict my assertion — expose my falsehood as soon as you like.
    Chapter 21 (94% in)
  • ...received from her a turn at once coarse and trite, perverse and imbecile — when I perceived that I should never have a quiet or settled household, because no servant would bear the continued outbreaks of her violent and unreasonable temper, or the vexations of her absurd, contradictory, exacting orders — even then I restrained myself: I eschewed upbraiding, I curtailed remonstrance; I tried to devour my repentance and disgust in secret; I repressed the deep antipathy I felt.
    Chapter 27 (36% in)
  • You hear now how I contradict myself.
    Chapter 30 (79% in)
  • "But where is the use of going on," I asked, "when you are probably preparing some iron blow of contradiction, or forging a fresh chain to fetter your heart?"
    Chapter 32 (68% in)

There are no more uses of "contradict" in Jane Eyre.

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