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Your RBR Word of the Day: Contravene

contravene kon-truh-VEEN, transitive verb:

  1. To act or be counter to; to violate.
  2. To oppose in argument; to contradict.

Faith in the coaching ability of Nick Saban and in the returning offensive talent leads most Bama fans to contravene the accepted wisdom that the Tide will finish the season with around 7 wins.