View Single Post
Re: Doctor Dictionary - Word Of The Day
Old
gaurav200x
gaurav200x has a reputation beyond reputegaurav200x has a reputation beyond reputegaurav200x has a reputation beyond reputegaurav200x has a reputation beyond reputegaurav200x has a reputation beyond reputegaurav200x has a reputation beyond reputegaurav200x has a reputation beyond reputegaurav200x has a reputation beyond reputegaurav200x has a reputation beyond reputegaurav200x has a reputation beyond reputegaurav200x has a reputation beyond repute
 
Student of Bachelor of Engineering
Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Management Paradise Guru
Status: Offline
Posts: 3,821
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Age: 36
Re: Doctor Dictionary - Word Of The Day - June 17th, 2007

contravene \kon-truh-VEEN\, transitive verb:
1. To act or be counter to; to violate.
2. To oppose in argument; to contradict.
In 1620 most people considered the likelihood of reversing the seasons inside a building impossible, and many deemed it sacrilege, an attempt to contravene the natural order, to twist the configuration of the world established by God.
-- Tom Shachtman, Absolute Zero and the Conquest of Cold
Anorexics, for example, clearly contravene our evolutionary dictate to eat.
-- Jerry A. Coyne, "Of Vice and Men", The New Republic, April 3, 2000
Contravene comes from Late Latin contravenire, "to oppose," from Latin contra-, "against" + venire, "to come."


Regards,
Gaurav Mittal



To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Problems in Life? -
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
!!
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Would u like to see
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Blog Updated !!!
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.



To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.




ONLINE GD -
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Join to get GD notifications, updates
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Liked my post? Press the
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
button

Friends: (5)
Reply With Quote