Student Thesaurus

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Entry Word: contrary
Function: adjective
Text: 1 being as different as possible <the other jurors seemed sure the defendant was guilty, but I came to the contrary conclusion> -- see OPPOSITE
2 engaging in or marked by childish misbehavior <a contrary child who wouldn't behave> -- see NAUGHTY
3 given to resisting authority or another's control <the contrary soldier is facing a court-martial for insubordination> -- see DISOBEDIENT