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 Contin’gent (A).Contretemps (French). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Contra bonos Mores (Latin).
 
Not in accordance with good manners; not comme il faut (q.v.).   1
 


 Contin’gent (A).Contretemps (French). 

 
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