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contrary adj. (usu. “co'ntrary; contra'ry” 4 times): wrong (S.) Mer.V. I. ii. 103 “set a deep glass of Rhenish wine on the casket,” John IV. ii. 198 “upon feet” ;—adv. in an opposite direction 1H4 V. v. 4 “turn our offers contrary.”
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    • William Shakespeare, King John, 4.2
    • William Shakespeare, The First Part of Henry IV, 5.5
    • William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice, 1.2
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