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contradict
used in Gifted Hands

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."
  • It hadn't taken me long to learn that those words contradicted his nice-guy image.
    p. 115.3
  • And that experience contradicted everything I'd read about dreams in my psychological studies.
    p. 75.3

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