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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class II. Words Relating to Space
Section II. Dimensions
3. Centrical Dimensions
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237. Contraposition.
 
  
NOUN:CONTRAPOSITION, opposition; polarity; inversion [See Inversion]; opposite side; reverse, inverse; counterpart; antithesis.
  ANTIPODES, opposite poles, North and South.
  
VERB:BE OPPOSITE &c. adj.; subtend.
  
ADJECTIVE:OPPOSITE; reverse, inverse; converse; antipodal, diametrical, antithetic, counter, subcontrary; fronting, facing, diametrically opposite.
  NORTHERN, north, northerly, northward, hyperborean, septentrional, boreal, polar, arctic.
  SOUTHERN, south, southerly, meridional, southward, Austral, antarctic.
  
ADVERB:OVER, over the way, over against; against; face to face, vis-à-vis [F.]; as poles asunder.

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