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antithetical

an tuh the ti kuhl

  • s  sharply contrasted in character or purpose
    practices entirely antithetical to her professed beliefs

  • While I can see spending billions on repairing the existing highway infrastructure (bridge repair, road resurfacing), building one more foot of highway is antithetical to the .
  • Because my whole style was so antithetical to what the traditional NPR listener had been accustomed to.
  • It's antithetical to everything this country stands for.
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  • John M. Gerrard in FOXNews
    It is beyond dispute that (Henderson) willingly joined the Knights Party, knowing that he was effectively joining the Ku Klux Klan,Gerrard wrote. "In joining, he endorsed a point of view that is completely antithetical to the principles of...
  • John McCain in ABC News
    McCain called it "antithetical in every way to the core philosophy of Republicans" because it "usurps from the states a fundamental authority they have always possessed and imposes a federal remedy for a problem that most states do not...
  • Elias Zerhouni in National Institutes of Health (press release)
    We would compound the problems that the Legislative and the [next] governor will face then, with unnecessary deficit financing, is just abhorrent to me and is really, in my opinion, antithetical to the process. So I will not sign a budget that has... David Paterson http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Paterson&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGZhLDuDrrFz2_YVi2GgVPvpe8WYA NY1 http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.ny1.com/content/top_stories/120473/paterson-to-send-separate-budget-bills-to-lawmakers&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHVkLPX8ScP_tAiDI0D_8Bf-Xm1MQ Jun 16, 2010 4388 6542 antitoxin This novel approach to the design of anthrax antitoxin is an important advance, not only for the value it may have in anthrax treatment, but also because this technique could be used to design better therapies for cholera and other diseases,"...

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