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Contrarily   Listen

In a contrary disobedient manner.  Synonyms: contrariwise, perversely.
Contrary to expectations.  Synonyms: contrariwise, on the contrary, to the contrary.

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"Contrarily" Quotes from Famous Books

... of these north parts of the world, now his mind was wholly fixed upon the Newfoundland. And as before he refused not to grant assignments liberally to them that required the same into these north parts, now he became contrarily affected, refusing to make any so large grants, especially of St. John's, which certain English merchants made suit for, offering to employ their money and travail upon the same yet neither by their own suit, nor of others of his own company, whom ...
— Sir Humphrey Gilbert's Voyage to Newfoundland • Edward Hayes

... abovesaid isle. Being landed together, the poore women went in a flock like sheep that sees the wolves ready to devour them. There were 8 hurron men that tooke theire armes. The Iroquoits not hindering them in the least, but contrarily the Captayne of the Iroquoits appeared to defend their cause, giving sharp apprehensions to those that held up armes, and so farr that he did beat those that ...
— Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson • Peter Esprit Radisson

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