contrarily contrarily


  1. (adv) in a contrary disobedient manner
  2. (adv) contrary to expectations


  1. But when jubilant bears began looking for the kill the market, contrarily, rose.
  2. Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox is contrarily full of vigor; but ice-cold appraisers praise only his muscles.


  • BLM considers changes at The Wave after recent fatalities

    The Bureau of Land Management is evaluating safety options after Monday’s fatality brought to three the number of people who have died hiking this month near The Wave rock formation, known worldwide for its scooped-out valleys of vibrant sandstone. Among the wide range of options being considered: adding trail markers, boosting cellular phone coverage, increasing access permits, and, contrarily ...
    on July 24, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

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propriety propriety
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