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(kənˈtrɛərɪlɪ) in a perverse or obstinate manner
(ˈkɒntrərɪlɪ) on the other hand; from the opposite point of view
(ˈkɒntrərɪlɪ) in an opposite, adverse, or unexpected way
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How to use contrarily in a sentence
Again, I say, exact testimonies; in reference unto circumstantial relations so diversly or contrarily delivered.The Works of Sir Thomas Browne (Volume 2 of 3)|Thomas Browne
It is not said that he will add no more to the former testament, but contrarily, that he will make a new covenant with them, &c.A Christian Directory|Baxter Richard
We should, therefore, dread His displeasure, and not act contrarily to these commandments.An Explanation of Luther's Small Catechism|Joseph Stump
Immediately, contrarily to what usually happens in countries less African, everybody went out to welcome the shower.Ancient Manners|Pierre Louys
Maybe I am contrarily constructed, but in my case everything became pure white."And they thought we wouldn't fight"|Floyd Gibbons