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contradict
used in A Room With A View

4 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."
  • This solitude oppressed her; she was accustomed to have her thoughts confirmed by others or, at all events, contradicted; it was too dreadful not to know whether she was thinking right or wrong.
    Chapter 5 (5% in)
  • Whenever I speak he winces;—I see him, Lucy; it is useless to contradict me.
    Chapter 13 (25% in)
  • To contradict it?
    Chapter 14 (71% in)
  • "But you do," he went on, not waiting for contradiction.
    Chapter 19 (80% in)

There are no more uses of "contradict" in A Room With A View.

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