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contradict
used in A Room of One's Own

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."
  • It was impossible to make head or tail of it all, I decided, glancing with envy at the reader next door who was making the neatest abstracts, headed often with an A or a B or a C, while my own notebook rioted with the wildest scribble of contradictory jottings.
    2 (31% in)
  • And here is La Bruyère: Les femmes sont extrêmes, elles sont meilleures ou pires que les hommes—— a direct contradiction by keen observers who were contemporary.
    2 (27% in)
  • You have been contradicting her and making whatever additions and deductions seem good to you.
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