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contradict
used in Six Characters in Search of an Author

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 seeming contradiction, gentlemen, is the strongest proof that I stand here a live man before you.
    Act 1 (57% in)
  • [He stops when he sees she makes signs to contradict him, opens his arms wide in sign of desperation, seeing how hopeless it is to make himself understood.
    Act 1 (50% in)
  • I won't contradict you; but excuse me, the actors aren't the characters.
    Act 2 (21% in)
  • I don't dare contradict you, sir; but, believe me, it is a terrible suffering for us who are as we are, with these bodies of ours, these features to see... The Manager [cutting him short and out of patience].
    Act 2 (28% in)

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