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synonyms for contrarious

  • antagonistic
  • difficult
  • impossible
  • inimical
  • inimitable
  • ornery
  • perverse
  • refractory
  • wayward
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How to use contrarious in a sentence

And what greater absurditie can there bee, then to say that one cure shall serue for diuers, nay, contrarious sortes of diseases?
A COUNTER-BLASTE TO TOBACCOKING JAMES I.
It was the son who sang the ‘Death of Nelson’ under such contrarious circumstances.
ESSAYS OF TRAVELROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
It was just bitterly disappointing and contrarious that the one person he wished to see was a Commodore Graham.
THE SUMMONSA.E.W. MASON
But before he could set to work there came more "contrarious" orders.
HISTORY OF THE UNITED NETHERLANDS, 1584-86, VOL. I. (OF IV) COMPLETEJOHN LOTHROP MOTLEY
They will be drowned going overland, after the contrarious way of the world.
UP THE COUNTRYEMILY EDEN
Volumes of report / Run with these false and most contrarious quests / Upon thy doings!
DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS FROM ANCIENT AND MODERN, ENGLISH AND FOREIGN SOURCESJAMES WOOD
What other art gives scope to natures and dispositions so diverse, and to tastes so contrarious?
STYLEWALTER RALEIGH
It was the son who sang the “Death of Nelson” under such contrarious circumstances.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITIONROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
And us moche I seye at e laste charge of contrarious fortune is is.
CHAUCER'S TRANSLATION OF BOETHIUS'S 'DE CONSOLATIONE PHILOSOPHIAE'GEOFFREY CHAUCER
For contrarious inges ne ben 1420 not wont to ben yfelawshiped togidres.
CHAUCER'S TRANSLATION OF BOETHIUS'S 'DE CONSOLATIONE PHILOSOPHIAE'GEOFFREY CHAUCER
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