Con"tra*ri*wise (? ∨ ), adv.


On the contrary; oppositely; on the other hand.

Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing; but contrariwise, blessing. 1 Pet. iii. 9.


In a contrary order; conversely.

Everything that acts upon the fluids must, at the same time, act upon the solids, and contrariwise. Arbuthnot.


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