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contrary / opposite / backwards / to go against / to oppose / to betray / to rebel
to turn back / to reverse
backwards / reverse direction
anticlockwise / counterclockwise
against the stream / adverse current / a countercurrent / fig. reactionary tendency / to go against the trend
reverse reaction / counterreaction / inverse response
to rebel / to revolt / a rebel
to seem to grow younger / to regain one's youthful looks
backlighting (lighting design)
to go against the wind / contrary wind / a headwind
reversing (e.g. electric current)
reversible / (math.) invertible
adversity / predicament
unfavorable / undesired
anti-aging
irreversible
to go the wrong way / to go against one-way traffic regulation
HSK 6
irreversible
to go against the tide (idiom); to do things all wrong / to try to turn back history / a perverse way of doing things
rebellious behavior / opposite / ob-
to disobey / to defy an edict / to violate / to go against / to run counter to
trade deficit / adverse trade balance
lit. a boat going against the current (idiom); fig. you must work harder
intimate friendship / bosom buddies
guest-house / inn
reverse flow of 氣|气 (TCM)
to hiccup / to belch
very friendly / intimate
reversibility
(of an engine) to backfire
adverse trade balance / trade deficit
like rowing a boat upstream, if you stop moving forward you fall back (idiom)
to resign oneself to adversity (idiom); to grin and bear it / to submit meekly to insults, maltreatment, humiliation etc
to violate / to go against
disobedient to parents
unpleasant to hear / grates on the ear (of home truths)
against the current / upstream
counterattack
traitor
contrary
disgraceful (of behavior that is unfilial, rebellious or otherwise in grave breach of the norms of society)
renegade / traitor and bandit
unnatural relationship (parricide, incest etc) / unfilial conduct / against social morals
loyal advice jars on the ears (idiom)
reverse transcription virus / retrovirus
inverse order
unfilial son
to foresee / to predict
reverse psychology
Study is like rowing upstream: no advance is to drop back
bad luck / unlucky fate
rebellious minister
(zoo.) orca / killer whale
(geology) anaclinal
reverse transcriptase
to be in defiance of the natural order
reverse fault (geology) / compression fault, where one block pushes over the other at dip of less than 45 degrees
multiplicative inverse (math.)
to rebel / to revolt
invaders (insulting term) / foreign aggressors
inverse map (math.)
traitor's property / breech delivery
inverse operation / inverse calculation
equatorial counter current
oxymoron
speech that grates on the ear (idiom); bitter truths / home truths (that one does not want to hear)
to wipe out the villains (e.g. insurgents, or people of another race)
to sail against the current / (fig.) to go against the flow
belching and retching counterflow (medical term)
to go back to the source
converse theorem (math.)
to go against the tide (idiom); to do things all wrong / to try to turn back history / a perverse way of doing things
inverted turn (ornament in music)
lit. violating heaven and reason (idiom); immoral character
submit to me and prosper, or oppose me and perish


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