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contradict
used in Things Fall Apart

2 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."
  • The man who had contradicted him had no titles.
    p. 26.6
contradicted = disagreed
  • Only a week ago a man had contradicted him at a kindred meeting which they held to discuss the next ancestral feast.
    p. 26.4
contradicted = disagreed
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