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contradict
used in The Remains of the Day

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."
  • This view was contradicted with such energy that Mr Charles, quite aside from worrying he would become the next focus of the gentlemen's attention, actually thought himself in danger of physical assault.
    1e — Day 1 - Evening (74% in)
  • But Mrs Wakefield contradicted me on this point.
    2a — Day 2 - Afternoon (82% in)
  • In fact, she contradicted me with great confidence.
    2a — Day 2 - Afternoon (83% in)

There are no more uses of "contradict" in The Remains of the Day.

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