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to refuse to admit the truth, reality, value, or worth of

to fail to be in accord

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She was pale and trembling, and yet she would have angrily contradicted Adam, if she had dared to betray her feelings.
This I knew could be had by asking for it; not to ask, because the request revolted my pride and contradicted my habits, would, I felt, be an indulgence of false and indolent fastidiousness.
The eyes of his auditors involuntarily met; and, if the color that gathered over the face of Elizabeth was contradicted by the cold expression of her eye, the ambiguous smile that again played about the lips of the stranger seemed equally to deny the probability of his consenting to form one of this family group.
True, certain rumours did reach his friends, but these were both strange and rare, and each one contradicted the last.
This was contradicted, and the rumour circulated that it was a young merchant who had come into the enormous fortune and married the great ballet dancer, and that at the wedding the drunken young fool had burned seventy thousand roubles at a candle out of pure bravado.
There were rumours current as to Gania, too; but circumstances soon contradicted these.
I have contradicted it, sir," Fred answered, with a touch of impatience, not remembering that his uncle did not verbally discriminate contradicting from disproving, though no one was further from confounding the two ideas than old Featherstone, who often wondered that so many fools took his own assertions for proofs.
I knew these were false excuses, but I made no objections, and never contradicted such assertions, well knowing the motives which dictated them.
Perhaps the reader may account for this behaviour from her condescension to Mr Allworthy, when we have informed him that the good man had ended his narrative with owning a resolution to take care of the child, and to breed him up as his own; for, to acknowledge the truth, she was always ready to oblige her brother, and very seldom, if ever, contradicted his sentiments.
Or was it a sermon of death that called holy what contradicted and dissuaded from life?
Therefore, I note here, though it may not be at all necessary, that there are hundreds of Will Cases (as they are called), far more remarkable than that fancied in this book; and that the stores of the Prerogative Office teem with instances of testators who have made, changed, contradicted, hidden, forgotten, left cancelled, and left uncancelled, each many more wills than were ever made by the elder Mr Harmon of Harmony Jail.
Well, let them get the ship how they would, we came honestly by her, as we thought, though we did not, I confess, examine into things so exactly as we ought; for we never inquired anything of the seamen, who would certainly have faltered in their account, and contradicted one another.
Lahore -- Prominant lawyer Asma Jahangir has contradicted a news item which appeared in a newspaper regarding an investigation against her by NAB in a housing authirity case.
ISLAMABAD -- Indian Coast Guard DIG B K Loshali, who had contradicted government's version of events in connection with the interception of a 'Pakistani' boat in January, will face court martial proceedings from September after being indicted by a Board of Inquiry.
PESHAWAR -- Pesco has strongly contradicted a news item appeared in a section of press regarding waiving off dues in Bannu.