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Perversely inclined to disagree or to do the opposite of what is expected or desired
“Perhaps it is my contrary Scottish highlander nature, but I see the scoring change as a very positive step for the professional game, if a little overdue.”
Opposite in nature, direction, or meaning
“In fact, several influential commentators offer a contrary assessment that links globalization to new forms of cultural expression.”
Engaging in or marked by childish misbehavior
“… a contrary child who wouldn't behave.”
The opposite
“But if they fail to prove this it seems superfluous, and indeed illogical, to require the accused to prove the contrary on a balance of probabilities.”
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