CONTRADICT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CONTRADICT
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contradict
 v.  deny the truth of a statement, especially by asserting the opposite; confront
Classic Sentence: (78 in 6 pages)
1  In answer to which Pavel Petrovitch only turned away, but did not contradict his brother.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
2  That's nonsense, but don't contradict the old man.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
3  Of course, you've got to contradict.
The Inspector-General By Nicolay Gogol
Get Context   In ACT III
4  He did not like to agree with him in everything and felt a wish to contradict.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER V
5  And all these proposals, based on strategics and tactics, contradict each other.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 11: CHAPTER II
6  Besides this, historians of that kind contradict each other even in their statement as to the force on which the authority of some particular person was based.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER II
7  And that is just what the universal historians do, and consequently they not only contradict the specialist historians but contradict themselves.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER II
8  But what this program consists in these historians do not say, or if they do they continually contradict one another.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER IV
9  And yet the former history continues to be studied side by side with the laws of statistics, geography, political economy, comparative philology, and geology, which directly contradict its assumptions.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER XII
10  Connie opened her eyes in wonder, but she did not contradict him.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 7
11  A small sigh escaped Fanny here, and she did not know how to contradict him.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
12  Certainly,' replied the shorter man; 'and whatever Mr. Giles says, it isn't our place to contradict him.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
13  You will soon be able to judge of the general credit due, by listening to some particulars which you can yourself immediately contradict or confirm.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 21
14  To a degree, I could contradict this instantly; but, when I began to reflect that others might have felt the same--her own family, nay, perhaps herself--I was no longer at my own disposal.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 23
15  Of course I contradict the tale everywhere; but it is very vexing, and I wonder how it could have originated.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 8 Firmness Is Discovered in a Gentle Heart
Example Sentence: (22 in 2 pages)
1  That is true, and don't you dare contradict.
2  It's difficult to contradict someone politely.
3  She does not like to contradict her husband in public.
4  Deborah opened her mouth to contradict, but closed it again.
5  Now act as you please: write and contradict my assertion--expose my falsehood as soon as you like.
6  Now act as you please: write and contradict my assertion -- expose my falsehood as soon as you like.
7  Cabinet's approval of the draft legislation was diabolical and contradicted the Bible, he said in a statement.
8  Galileo's assertion that the earth moved around the sun directly contradicted the religious teachings of his day; as a result, he was tried for heresy.
9  This version of events was contradicted by eye-witness reports.
10  When he condescended to speak, he contradicted himself three or four times in the space of half an hour.
11  There's a basic contradiction in the whole idea of paying for justice.
12  It has been proved beyond contradiction.
13  Each and every difference contains contradiction.
14  Wisdom appears in contradiction to itself, which is a trick life plays on philosophy of life.
15  His public speeches are in direct contradiction to his personal lifestyle.