[kon-trer-ee-wahyz or for 3, kuh n-trair-]
Origin of contrariwise
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And, contrariwise, there is tripe—“the stomach of the ox or of some other ruminant.”A Book of Burlesques</p>
H. L. Mencken
The demand may be greater for boys than for girls, or contrariwise.Folkways</p>
William Graham Sumner
Contrariwise, the flute was being played more and more slowly.IT and Other Stories
If prime figures be reciprocall in base and height, they are equall: And contrariwise.
If a triangle be equicrurall, the angles at the base are equall: and contrariwise, 5.
- from a contrasting point of view; on the other hand
- in the reverse way or direction
- (kənˈtrɛərɪˌwaɪz) in a contrary manner
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