Usage examples for contrary

  1. I wanted to free myself from Thorold's arm, but he would not let me; on the contrary, held me closer, and half turned to meet Miss Cardigan as she came in.  Daisy by Elizabeth Wetherell
  2. On the contrary, she has done both of us a great service.  Red Money by Fergus Hume
  3. On the contrary, dear.  Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
  4. So I am a fool, and I won't have you say a word to the contrary, Theo!  The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray