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Tending to respond to a suggestion by believing or doing the contrary.
- ‘Being critical must be distinguished from being merely contra-suggestible.’
- ‘Turnbull says, ‘She is the most contra-suggestible woman in Sydney, I believe.’’
- ‘Sometimes this feeling is so strong that the people are contra-suggestible and always tend to act in a manner contrary to that suggested.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.