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synonyms for contra

  • about-face
  • again
  • backwards
  • contrarily
  • contrariwise
  • contrary
  • conversely
  • far from it
  • in reverse
  • inversely
  • mutatis mutandis
  • on the contrary
  • oppositely
  • reversed
  • the opposite way
  • the other way around
  • turn about
  • upside down
See also synonyms for: contras
  • antithesis
  • contrary
  • inverse
  • paradox
  • reverse
  • obverse
  • converse
  • contradiction
  • counterpart
  • foil
  • opposition
  • antipode
  • antonym
  • contrast
  • vice versa
  • another adverse
  • antilogy
  • antipole
  • other extreme
  • other side
  • other side of coin
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How to use contra in a sentence

A unique novelty was the Contra Trombone on the Pedal of 64 feet actual length.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
If I am hated and despised, I chuckle over the "per contra."
THE INTERNATIONAL MONTHLY MAGAZINE, VOLUME 5, NO. 1, JANUARY, 1852VARIOUS
Per contra to all these advantages, other indications about the place are not so pleasing.
THE LAND OF FIREMAYNE REID
Philosophy is developed scientifically in his "Contra Gentes" and theology, scientifically in his great "Summa."
EDUCATION: HOW OLD THE NEWJAMES J. WALSH
Per contra, I had a skimpy bed and room, and just the necessaries of life as far as nursing was concerned.
THIRTY YEARS IN AUSTRALIAADA CAMBRIDGE
But there was a per contra, which acted as a damper to his joy, on his perceiving that both were beset with sharp spines.
THE VEE-BOERSMAYNE REID
Per contra, his worldly duties did not prevent him from philosophical absorption.
ISLAM HER MORAL AND SPIRITUAL VALUEARTHUR GLYN LEONARD
This paragraph is generally known from its opening words as the Sed contra; there is no argument in it save from authority.
ON PRAYER AND THE CONTEMPLATIVE LIFEST. THOMAS AQUINAS
Both he and his wife remained residents of Contra Costa county, California, until called to their final rest.
LYMAN'S HISTORY OF OLD WALLA WALLA COUNTY, VOL. 2 (OF 2)WILLIAM DENISON LYMAN
In other churches the Contra-Remonstrants were driven out as madmen and rioters.
THE LIFE OF THE TRULY EMINENT AND LEARNED HUGO GROTIUSJEAN LVESQUE DE BURIGNY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CONTRA

  • across
  • adjacent
  • con
  • contra
  • contrary to
  • counter to
  • facing
  • in contrast to
  • in opposition to
  • opposed to
  • opposing
  • versus
  • vs
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