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contradict
used in The Witch of Blackbird Pond

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."
  • What a contradictory person he was, she thought, hurrying along South Road.
    p. 110.7
  • In some contradictory way grief seemed to have etched on Mercy's thin face a beauty it had never possessed.
    p. 234.3

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