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contradict
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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."
  • I haven't contradicted my father on any subject, ever.
    Book 1 — Genesis (80% in)
  • I do not like to contradict, but in seventy-five years the only roads the Belgians ever built are the ones they use to haul out diamonds and rubber.
    Book 2 — Revelation (35% in)

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