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contrary
used in This Side of Paradise

2 uses
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Definition
an expression used to intensify denial of an idea
  • On the contrary, if he didn't kiss her, it would worry him....
    1.3 — The Egotist Considers (5% in)
  • On the contrary, Amory felt an immense desire to give people a sense of security.
    2.5 — The Egotist Becomes a Personage (45% in)

There are no more uses of "on the contrary" in This Side of Paradise.

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