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contradict
used in The Awakening

3 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."
  • Her face was captivating by reason of a certain frankness of expression and a contradictory subtle play of features.
    Chapter 2 (14% in)
  • VI Edna Pontellier could not have told why, wishing to go to the beach with Robert, she should in the first place have declined, and in the second place have followed in obedience to one of the two contradictory impulses which impelled her.
    Chapter 6 (14% in)
  • Don't contradict her.
    Chapter 22 (93% in)

There are no more uses of "contradict" in The Awakening.

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