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contrary to

preposition

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as in athwart

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The first known use of contrary to was in the 14th century

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“Contrary to.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/contrary%20to. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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