diametrically opposite

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What has been already said will almost of itself sufficiently show how an oligarchy ought to be founded; for he who would frame such a state should have in his view a democracy to oppose it; for every species of oligarchy should be founded on principles diametrically opposite to some species of democracy.
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.
I think no better evidence of this can be required than that the two most experienced observers who have ever lived, namely, Kolreuter and Gartner, should have arrived at diametrically opposite conclusions in regard to the very same species.
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.
Now normally I find it useful to obtain Clarke's point of view because if you then take the diametrically opposite position you are not far away from where you want to be.
While the mailbags of MPs have filled up with briefings from pressure groups with diametrically opposite opinions this is largely a discussion behind closed doors.
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.
The mot prominent features visible in the new sky maps are two broad regions or loes -- one slightly warmer than the average sky temperature and the other slightly cooler -- at diametrically opposite corners of each map.
And the two main dargahs-- the Ala Hazrat and the Khanqah- e- Niazia-- with their diametrically opposite political stands, hold major influence among voters.