diametrically opposite

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This gentleman and Mr Thwackum scarce ever met without a disputation; for their tenets were indeed diametrically opposite to each other.
I think that all this indirectly proceeds from the helpless perplexity of volition, in which their divided and diametrically opposite powers of vision must involve them.
Presently I heard an animal wailing again, and taking it to be the puma, I turned about and walked in a direction diametrically opposite to the sound.
True," replied the marquise, without wincing in the slightest degree at the tragic remembrance thus called up; "but bear in mind, if you please, that our respective parents underwent persecution and proscription from diametrically opposite principles; in proof of which I may remark, that while my family remained among the stanchest adherents of the exiled princes, your father lost no time in joining the new government; and that while the Citizen Noirtier was a Girondin, the Count Noirtier became a senator.
There is nothing about him to hang one's esteem and affection upon; he is so diametrically opposite to what I imagined my husband should be.
Far from endorsing Blair's justification of invasion, her position is diametrically opposite.
However, before agonising too much over it all, it may be worth remembering when you try and influence children in one particular way, they are almost certain to take the diametrically opposite point of view.
According to this, the remarks on the efficiency of the coalition's governing and the path the country is moving towards are diametrically opposite compared to 2008.
The duo are on diametrically opposite sides of the sun, 180 degrees apart.
Today, with more than 70 dead and with no end in sight, everybody has a different, diametrically opposite take on the subject.
But if you ever needed a casting vote you could always find out what the Jockey Club or BHB line was and then take the diametrically opposite tack-because, if there was one thing you could absolutely, definitely rely on, it was that neither of these two organisations had even the faintest idea of what course of action was likely be in racing's best interests.
Usually those words are expressed by someone who holds a diametrically opposite point of view and feels, sometimes rather testily, the need to justify their argument.