And, contra Ezra, I believe we know exactly what he kind of Congress he'll face.
contra Robert Heinlein, it's everywhere and always been recognized: an armed society is a primitive society.
But contra William Faulkner, there are signs that the past is finally becoming past.
And contra the Journal's allegation, Johnson considers himself more in line with mainstream politics than either Obama or Romney.
Not by Israeli forces, the UN now reports, contra previous stories from the WaPo and the BBC last November.
Athanasius contra mundum (L.), Athanasius against the world: one resolute man facing universal opposition.
For in this, as every other step in life, there is a pro and contra.
This work, contra Gentiles, may be taken as an elaborate exposition of the method of Aquinas.
He showed himself a man of might, and insight too, in his contra haereticos.
Contemptus mundi mundanarumque rerum quem docuit christus comparavit omnia; contra earundem amor amittet et perdet omnia.
mid-14c., from Latin contra (prep. and adv.) "against," originally "in comparison with," ablative singular feminine of *com-teros, from Old Latin com "with, together" (see com-) + -tr, zero degree of the comparative suffix -ter-.
1981, "anti-Sandinista Nicaraguan," short for Spanish contrarrevolucionario "counter-revolutionary."
word-forming element meaning "against, in opposition," from Latin adverb and preposition contra (see contra). The Latin word was used as a prefix in Late Latin. In French, it became contre- and passed into English as counter-. The Old English equivalent was wiðer (surviving in withers and widdershins), from wið "with, against."
Against; opposite; contrasting: contraindication.