|contra stimulum calces||you kick against the goad (i.e., your opposition is in vain) (Terence)|
|adversus (prep. + acc.), in, contra, econtra||against|
|ambiguum pactum contra venditorem interpretandum est||an ambiguous contract is to be interpreted against the seller|
|Athanasius contra mundum||Athanasius against the world (a reference to the stand made by St. Athanasius against heresy in the early fourth century CE)|
|calumniam contra calumniatorem virtus repellit||virtue turns calumny back against the calumniator|
|contra||(+ acc.) against|
|contrā (prep. + accusative)||against|
|Contra amorem praesidium non est senectus. Sed contra senectutem praesidium est amor||Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age. --- Anais Nin|
|contra bonos mores||against good morals|
|Contra Felicem vix deus vires habet||Against a lucky man a god scarcely has power|
|contra malum mortis, non est medicamen in hortis||against the evil of death there is no remedy in the garden|
|Contra mundum||Against the world|
|contra verbosos noli contendere verbis; sermo datur cunctis, animi sapientia paucis||do not contend with words against wordy people; speech is given to all, wisdom to few (Dionysius Cato)|
|contra-, contr-||against, preventing|
|derelicto communis utilitatis contra naturam||the abandonment of what is for the common good is a crime against nature|
|exigua est virtus præstare silentia rebus; at contra, gravis est culpa tacenda loqui||slight is the merit of keeping silence on a matter; on the other hand, serious is the guilt of talking on things whereon we should be silent (Ovid)|
|fascia contra combustionem||burn dressing|
|fortes et strenuos etiam contra fortunam insistere, timidos et ignoros ad desperationem formidine properare||the brave and bold persist even against fortune; the timid and cowardly rush to despair through fear alone (Tacitus)|
|habet aliquid ex iniquo omne magnum exemplum, quod contra singulos, utilitate publica rependitur||every great example of punishment has in it some tincture of injustice, but the wrong to individuals is compensated by the promotion of the public good (Tacitus)|
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