Contraction to Copy

Contraction, n.

    1. Shrinking, shrivelling, corrugation, drawing together, drawing in.
    2. Reduction, shortening, diminution, lessening, abridgment, abbreviation.

Contradict, v. a.

    1. Deny, gainsay, dispute, controvert, impugn, traverse.
    2. Oppose, contravene, counteract, annul, abrogate, traverse, thwart, be contrary to, run counter to.

Contradiction, n.

    1. Gainsaying, denial.
    2. Opposition, contrariety, incongruity, antagonism, clashing.

Contradictory, a. Opposite, contrary, inconsistent, repugnant.

Contradistinction, n. Distinction (by opposite qualities), opposition.

Contradistinguish, v. a. Distinguish (by opposite qualities).

Contrariety, n. Opposition, repugnance, antagonism, contradiction, clashing, contrast.

Contrary. a.

    1. Opposite, opposing, adverse, opposed, counter.
    2. Antagonistic, conflicting, contradictory, counteracting, retroactive, repugnant.
    3. (Colloq.) Perverse, humorsome, wayward, obstinate, stubborn, headstrong, refractory, unruly, froward.

Contrast, n.

    1. Exhibition of differences, contrasting.
    2. Opposition, difference, striking difference, contrariety.

Contrast, v. a. Set off by opposition, exhibit the differences of.

Contrast, v. n. Show difference, exhibit a contrast, stand out in opposition.

Contrate-wheel, n. Crown-wheel.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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