How to use To-the-contrary in a sentence

to-the-contrary
  • This was evidently the only real attempt at colonization, despite the numerous contentions to the contrary.

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  • If it is said that he expected to end the campaign by occupying Moscow as he had ended a previous campaign by occupying Vienna, there is much evidence to the contrary.

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  • Aristotelians, the dialectical induction of the Topics, content with imperfect enumeration and with showing the burden of disproof upon the critic, is puerile, and at the mercy of a single instance to the contrary.

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  • It were better called exclusiva or elimination of the alternative, which Bacon proposes to achieve, and thereby guarantee his conclusion against the possibility of instance to the contrary.

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  • The link by which they are connected is a rigid rod or bar, which may be straight or of any other figure; the straight figure being the most favorable to strength, is always used when there is no special reason to the contrary.

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  • The Church of England is thus theoretically coextensive with the English nation, each unit of which is legally assumed to belong to it unless proof be brought to the contrary.

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  • Successive abstraction of raindrops as the rain-clouds pass over ridge after ridge causes a gradually diminishing precipitation, but this is generally insufficient to reverse the local conditions, which tend to the contrary effect in individual ranges.

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  • Yet even with naphtha traces of the solvents remain, so that the meal obtained cannot be used for cattle feeding, notwithstanding the many statements by interested parties to the contrary.

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  • Howie remained in rapture over Julie and his perception we'd accepted her as no one gave vocal evidence to the contrary.

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  • Such a system invalidated any tradition to the contrary traceable to any Companion, even one of the rightly-guided caliphs.

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  • Will he not castigate the Lebanese Government for permitting that to happen, despite promises to the contrary?

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  • Only in ' contemporary ' Fine Art has drawing been consistently undervalued, or dismissed (despite occasional weak protestations to the contrary ).

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  • The brief Act of Supremacy confirmed the king's claim to be reputed the " only supreme head in earth of the Church of England "; he was to enjoy all the honours, dignities, jurisdictions and profits thereunto appertaining, and to have full power and authority to reform and amend all such errors, heresies and abuses, as by any manner of spiritual authority might lawfully be reformed, or amended, most to the pleasure of Almighty God, and the increase of virtue in Christ's religion, " foreign authority, prescription, or any other thing or things to the contrary hereof, notwithstanding."

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  • Prince Vasili sternly declaimed, looking round at his audience as if to inquire whether anyone had anything to say to the contrary.

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  • These presumptions may be rebutted by evidence to the contrary.

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  • Each and every safeguard listed here is absent in d & d, regardless of politicians ' specious claims to the contrary.

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  • The state of insolvency has no effect on contracts of employment, in the absence of a stipulation in the contract to the contrary.

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  • Mike kept insisting his Blackberry phone was not obsolete, despite the growing evidence to the contrary.

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  • The move, of course, led everyone to believe the relationship was over despite the couples' statements to the contrary.

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  • Lauren Conrad has repeatedly disputed this rumor, but here's a little tidbit that goes to the contrary of Miss Conrad's flat out denials of the show being at least partially scripted.

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  • Despite continued claims to the contrary by a very few researchers, this procedure is widely judged a failure.

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  • No matter what the process, sensitive individuals may not tolerate the sprouted breads despite assurances to the contrary.

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  • Preliminary evidence seems to point to the contrary on both counts, with increased rates for lower coverage or higher deductibles, according to the website MLive.com.

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  • There is no magic formula or exercise that will dramatically firm up breasts, regardless of what some late-night infomercials and back-of-magazine ads may say to the contrary.

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  • But it is worthy of special attention that the mere chemical composition of agricultural and garden soils is, as a rule, the least important feature about them, popular opinion to the contrary notwithstanding.

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  • In a great majority of cases, however, it is comparatively innocuous to human beings, despite legends to the contrary that have arisen in connexion with certain species like the tarantula.

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  • The Agricultural Holdings Act 1906 conferred upon every tenant (with slight exceptions) entire freedom of cropping and of disposal of produce, notwithstanding any custom of the county or explicit agreement to the contrary.

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  • There remained, nevertheless, a tendency on the part of the clergy who used incense, or desired to do so, to revert to the position they occupied before the Lambeth hearing - that is, to insist on the ceremonial use of incense as a part of the Catholic practice of the Church of England which it is the duty of the clergy to maintain, notwithstanding the decisions of ecclesiastical judges or the opinions or archbishops to the contrary.

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  • Talleyrand disapproved of the Spanish policy of Napoleon which culminated at Bayonne in May 1808; and the stories to the contrary may in all probability be dismissed as idle rumours.

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  • Considering, then, his other differences from Anabaptist theories, and the absence of any hint to the contrary in his own autobiographical references, " it is safe to affirm that he had no conscious indebtedness to the Anabaptists " (Williston Walker, Creeds and Platforms of Congreg., New York, 1893, p. 16).

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  • Passages in the books of Samuel and Kings which might appear to point to the contrary require careful examination; they prove to be glosses or interpolations, or are relatively late as a whole.

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  • These Persian fancies can hardly be borrowed from the Christian Gnostic systems, their definiteness and much more strongly dualistic character recalling the exposition of the Mandaean (and Manichaean) system, are proofs to the contrary.

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  • That agriculture of some kind was practised is clear enough from Caesar's account, and Strabo's statement to the contrary must be attributed to ignorance or exaggeration.

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  • He may have spent time there or read about the place; we only had his word to the contrary.

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  • What evidence did they have to the contrary?

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