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contrary
used in And The Mountains Echoed

3 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
to the contrary
Definition
with an opposite or different effect; or something with an opposite or different effect
  • Sometimes he told himself he had heard no such thing, and sometimes he was so convinced to the contrary that he called out into the darkness, "Is someone out there?
    Chapter 1 (97% in)

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  • "For me, it was the contrary," Pari says.
    Chapter 9 (80% in)
  • NW: Quite the contrary.
    Chapter 6 (58% in)

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