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- adv. In an opposite manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a situation to face each other; in an opposite manner or direction; adversely.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an opposite or adverse manner; in front; in a situation facing each other; adversely; contrarily.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in an opposite position
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Folks who think oppositely of the folks who quietly fund the Cato Institute.
A house, quite oppositely, provides enough fuel for a serious blaze.
The oppositely polarized inside and outside of your heart cells always have an unequal distribution of ions inside and outside of the cell.
I think it is less about how the black hole came to be rotating oppositely directed from the accretion disk, but rather visa versa.
So there could be active periods where the gas cloud has oppositely directed angular momentum and power jets are established.
A cloud of gas that is gravitationally attracted to the black hole can have a net angular momentum oppositely directed from that of the black hole.
Lists turn out to have their own quirks: while one could be very open to tell-a-friend or volunteer requests but not so good at giving money, another might respond oppositely.
There were also parasol trees, which reacted oppositely, spreading for the sun and folding for the rain.
Their freedom from the normal confines of the space-time continuum is thought to be the result of a weird electricity, an intelligent, creative, playful, and unpredictable interaction among oppositely charged entities in motion.
Whatever the actual differences in brains of the oppositely gendered, they are both caused and dwarfed by that devil testosterone.