- very opposed in nature or character or purpose; "acts contrary to our code of ethics"; "the facts point to a contrary conclusion"
- reverse: a relation of direct opposition; "we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true"
- of words or propositions so related that both cannot be true but both may be false; "`hot' and `cold' are contrary terms"
- exact opposition; "public opinion to the contrary he is not guilty"
- resistant to guidance or discipline; "Mary Mary quite contrary"; "an obstinate child with a violent temper"; "a perverse mood"; "wayward behavior"
- adverse: in an opposing direction; "adverse currents"; "a contrary wind"
- A Contrary was a member of a Native American tribal group in North America who adopted behavior that was deliberately the opposite of other tribal members. Contraries were often found in tribes of the Great Plains and the Southwest. ...
- Contrary was a character from Malibu Comics' Ultraverse. She was created by Gerard Jones and Martin Egeland and first appeared in the series Freex, though she was better known as the founder of Ultraforce.
- The opposite; One of a pair of propositions that cannot both be simultaneously true; opposed in nature; strongly dissimilar; Contrarily
- contrarily - perversely: in a contrary disobedient manner
- contrarily - contrary to expectations; "he didn't stay home; on the contrary, he went out with his friends"
- contrarily - In a contrary manner; in opposite ways or directions
- an argumentative device that presents an alternative to a thesis for the purpose of confirming or clarifying it. The alternative represents a choice that is not satisfactory in the context of the thesis but is not a direct contradiction (contrary) of the thesis.
- Opposite in direction or position; different
- contraries - unwanted pieces of materials which have become embedded in a sheet of paper.
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