Contrariously
Contrariously Con*tra"ri*ous*ly, adv. Contrarily; oppositely. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • contrariously — See contrarious. * * * …   Universalium

  • contrariously — con·trar·i·ous·ly …   English syllables

  • contrariously — adverb see contrarious …   Useful english dictionary

  • contrarious — contrariously, adv. contrariousness, n. /keuhn trair ee euhs/, adj. 1. Chiefly Appalachian. perverse; refractory. 2. Archaic. adverse; unfavorable. [1250 1300; ME ( < AF) < L contrarius CONTRARY; see OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • against the grain — Synonyms and related words: a rebours, a reculons, abhorrent, against the tide, against the wind, anticlockwise, arear, arsy varsy, ass backwards, astern, at cross purposes, at daggers, at daggers drawn, at issue, at odds, at variance, at war… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • arsy varsy — Synonyms and related words: a rebours, against the grain, anarchic, ass over elbows, ass backwards, back to front, backwards, balled up, bollixed up, by contraries, capsized, chaotic, chiastic, confused, contra, contrarily, contrariously,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • contra — Synonyms and related words: a rebours, adverse to, against, against the grain, against the tide, against the wind, antipode, antipodes, antipole, antithesis, antonym, arsy varsy, at cross purposes, at cross purposes with, at daggers, at daggers… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • inversely — Synonyms and related words: a rebours, against the grain, arsy varsy, backwards, bottom side up, bottom up, by contraries, contra, contrarily, contrariously, contrariwise, conversely, head over heels, heels over head, in flat opposition, just the …   Moby Thesaurus

  • on the other hand — Synonyms and related words: a rebours, after all, again, against the grain, albeit, alias, all the same, although, arsy varsy, aside, askance, askant, asquint, at all events, at any rate, broadside, broadside on, but, by contraries, contra,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • otherwise — Synonyms and related words: a rebours, against the grain, alias, another, arsy varsy, by contraries, contra, contrarily, contrariously, contrariwise, conversely, differently, disparate, dissimilar, distant, divergent, diverse, diversely, else,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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