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synonyms for contradicting

  • belie
  • contravene
  • counter
  • deny
  • differ
  • disprove
  • negate
  • repudiate
  • buck
  • challenge
  • confront
  • controvert
  • counteract
  • cross
  • dare
  • disclaim
  • dispute
  • gainsay
  • impugn
  • negative
  • oppose
  • traverse
  • call in question
  • disaffirm
  • fly in the face of
  • have bone to pick
  • refuse to accept
  • take on
  • thumbs down
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antonyms for contradicting

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  • admit
  • agree
  • allow
  • approve
  • consent
  • permit
  • prove
  • aid
  • assist
  • go along
  • help
  • support
  • OK
  • accept
  • concede
  • confirm
  • corroborate
  • reconcile
  • sign
  • verify
  • vouch
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How to use contradicting in a sentence

But to wave this discourse of Heathens, how many self-contradicting principles are there held among Christians?
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
Mark well that I do not renounce the pleasure of changing my opinion or of contradicting myself.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
"Such niminy piminy things," said Alicia, contradicting the light of satisfaction in her eyes.
HILDASARAH JEANETTE DUNCAN
The gentleness of your character prevents your contradicting notions that would appear revolting if you deigned to examine them.
LETTERS TO EUGENIAPAUL HENRI THIRY HOLBACH
I'm begging your pardon for contradicting you, and well I ought.
AN OLD MAN'S LOVEANTHONY TROLLOPE
Some years ago Congress was requested to pass a law contradicting this fundamental fact of world capitalism.
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
Now it is no paradox to assert that these two views, instead of contradicting, support each other.
THE ETHNOLOGY OF THE BRITISH COLONIES AND DEPENDENCIESROBERT GORDON LATHAM
Thus ordered and appealed to, Maggie was areel with contradicting thoughts and impulses while the three men awaited her action.
CHILDREN OF THE WHIRLWINDLEROY SCOTT
Nay rather, are we not contradicting Homer and ourselves in affirming anything of the sort?
PHAEDOPLATO
His neighbour, a handsome tipsy man, kept contradicting and saying it wasn't so.
SEA AND SARDINIAD. H. LAWRENCE
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