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Inclined to contradict or deny
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  1. Inclined to contradict or deny
  2. Involving a contradiction; inconsistent
  3. Involving, of the nature of, or being a contradiction:
Sarcastic, sneering, etc.
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  1. Sarcastic, sneering, etc.
  2. (Medicine, rare) like the actions of a snarling dog.
  3. Of or relating to the Cynics, a sect of ancient Greek philosophers who believed virtue to be the only good and self-control to be the only means of achieving virtue.
Tending to reduce discomfort in warm or hot weather
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  1. Tending to reduce discomfort in warm or hot weather
  2. Giving or suggesting relief from heat:
  3. Moderately cold; neither warm nor very cold
A denial of knowledge, relationship, and/or responsibility towards something (someone).
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  1. A denial of knowledge, relationship, and/or responsibility towards something (someone).
Dissenting, esp. from the majority opinion
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  1. Dissenting, esp. from the majority opinion
  2. Dissenting, especially from the sentiment or policies of a majority.
(Music) Moving in the opposite direction at a fixed interval:
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  1. (Music) Moving in the opposite direction at a fixed interval:
  2. Adverse; unfavorable:
  3. Opposed, as in character or purpose:
Moving in an opposite or opposing direction:
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  1. Moving in an opposite or opposing direction:
  2. Acting or serving to oppose; antagonistic:
  3. Contrary to one's interests or welfare; harmful or unfavorable:
Of or characterized by opposition, disagreement, hostility, etc., as between adversaries
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  1. Of or characterized by opposition, disagreement, hostility, etc., as between adversaries
  2. Relating to or characteristic of an adversary; involving antagonistic elements:
  3. Characteristic of, or in the manner of, an adversary; combative, hostile, opposed
Causing repugnance; distasteful; offensive; disagreeable
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  1. Causing repugnance; distasteful; offensive; disagreeable
  2. Contradictory; inconsistent
  3. (Logic) Contradictory; inconsistent.
Of or like a recusant
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  1. Of or like a recusant
That opposes, refuses, etc., esp. habitually
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  1. That opposes, refuses, etc., esp. habitually
Not present; away
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  1. Not present; away
  2. Not present; missing:
  3. Exhibiting or feeling inattentiveness:
Distant in space, time, or nature; remote.
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  1. Distant in space, time, or nature; remote.
  2. Of a different generation, older or younger
  3. Separated in relationship by a given degree of descent:
Depriving or tending to deprive
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  1. Depriving or tending to deprive
  2. Characterized by a taking away or loss of some quality
  3. (Grammar) Altering the meaning of a term from positive to negative.
Not interested; indifferent
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  1. Not interested; indifferent
  2. Not interested in something; having no interest.
  3. Not interested; indifferent, not concerned.
Gloomy; dismal.
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  1. Gloomy; dismal.
  2. Moody and melancholy; dejected.
  3. Feeling or looking gloomy, sullen, or morose
Characterized by gloom
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  1. Characterized by gloom
  2. Sullenly melancholy; gloomy.
  3. Ill-tempered; gloomy, sullen, etc.
Having a low temperature:
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  1. Having a low temperature:
  2. So intense as to be almost uncontrollable:
  3. Dead:
An inconsistency or discrepancy:
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  1. An inconsistency or discrepancy:
  2. The act or an instance of contradicting:
  3. The state of being contradicted:
Something that refutes, as an argument
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  1. Something that refutes, as an argument
  2. The act of refuting, or proving false or wrong; disproof
Movies collectively, especially when considered as an art form.
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  1. Movies collectively, especially when considered as an art form.
  2. A sheet or roll of a flexible cellulose material coated with an emulsion sensitive to light and used to capture an image for a photograph or film
  3. A thin covering or coating:
A thin, flat sheet of metal or other material, especially one used as an electrode in a storage battery or capacitor, or as the anode of an electron tube.
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  1. A thin, flat sheet of metal or other material, especially one used as an electrode in a storage battery or capacitor, or as the anode of an electron tube.
  2. (Photography) A light-sensitive sheet of glass or metal on which a photographic image can be recorded.
  3. The contents of such a dish:
Moving in an opposite or opposing direction:
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  1. Moving in an opposite or opposing direction:
  2. Acting or serving to oppose; antagonistic:
  3. Contrary to one's interests or welfare; harmful or unfavorable:
  1. Not advantageous.
  2. Detrimental; unfavorable.
  3. Causing or characterized by disadvantage; unfavorable; adverse; detrimental
Having or showing opposition; adverse:
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  1. Having or showing opposition; adverse:
  2. Adverse, contrary, or disadvantageous
  3. Disadvantageous, adverse, unsuitable, inconducive; serving to hinder or oppose.
Not favorable or fortunate; adverse, inauspicious, etc.
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  1. Not favorable or fortunate; adverse, inauspicious, etc.
  2. Unfavorable or adverse:
  3. Unfavourable, adverse, or disadvantageous.
To bar or ostracize from social life, a particular profession, etc.
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  1. To bar or ostracize from social life, a particular profession, etc.
  2. To vote against; esp., to vote against letting (a person) join one's organization
  3. To vote against, especially to veto the admission of.
(Idiomatic) To refuse, decline, or deny.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To refuse, decline, or deny.
  2. (Idiomatic) To reposition by turning, flipping, etc. in a downward direction.
  3. (Idiomatic) To reduce the amount of something by means of a control, such as the volume, heat, or light.
To forbid, prohibit, or decide against:
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  1. To forbid, prohibit, or decide against:
  2. The power of one branch of government to prohibit a certain action by another; for example, the chief executive’s right to refuse to sign a legislature-passed bill into law.
  3. To prevent or delay (a legislative bill) from becoming law by exercising the power of veto.
Not so; no.
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  1. Not so; no.
  2. (Informal) To disapprove of or put a stop to
  3. To forbid, refuse, or veto:
To deny the statement of (a person)
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  1. To deny the statement of (a person)
  2. To be contrary or opposed to; go against
  3. To speak in denial; oppose verbally
To act or be in violation of (a law, directive, or principle, for example); violate:
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  1. To act or be in violation of (a law, directive, or principle, for example); violate:
  2. To go against; oppose; conflict with; violate
  3. To disagree with in argument; contradict
To raise arguments against; voice opposition to.
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  1. To raise arguments against; voice opposition to.
  2. To argue about; debate; discuss
  3. To argue or reason against; contradict; deny; dispute
To refuse the request of (a person)
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  1. To refuse the request of (a person)
  2. To give a refusal to; turn down or away:
  3. To refuse to believe; reject:
(Law) To refuse to abide by (a contract, agreement, etc.); repudiate
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  1. (Law) To refuse to abide by (a contract, agreement, etc.); repudiate
  2. To deny or contradict (a former statement)
  3. To deny, contradict or repudiate
To speak or act against; oppose
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  1. To speak or act against; oppose
  2. To contradict; to withsay; to deny, refute; to controvert; to dispute; to forbid.
  3. To deny
To make negative:
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  1. To make negative:
  2. (Computers) To perform the machine logic operation NOT gate.
  3. To deny the existence or truth of
To oppose with argument; criticize adversely; call in question
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  1. To oppose with argument; criticize adversely; call in question
To pass, move, or extend over, across, or through; cross
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  1. To pass, move, or extend over, across, or through; cross
  2. To turn (a gun, lathe, etc.) laterally; swivel
  3. To cause to move laterally on a pivot; swivel:
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