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contrary
used in Looking for Alaska

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Definition
an expression used to intensify denial of an idea
  • "Right, well, he'd been sick for a while and his nurse said to him, 'You seem to be feeling better this morning,' and Ibsen looked at her and said, 'On the contrary' and then he died."
    p. 11.5

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