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How do you use the word 'contrary'?

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July 12, 2009 4:55AM

Contrary to popular beliefs, chocolate does not cause acne and either does bacon grease. Many of that minister's strange beliefs are contrary to the church's teachings. The student insisted that whales are fish, even when presented with evidence to the contrary. I assumed he'd hate to read; but, to the contrary, he has finished several books this summer.