contrast

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  • In contrast, a word is not bound and can appear on its own.
  • In contrast, the French version has never been changed from its original.
  • In contrast to those around him, he puts no value on money and power.
  • Teams had to write and present a contrasting story with two different parts.
  • This would all change the following year in a very contrasting way.
  • Again, no language is known to contrast the two.
  • By contrast, among some Indian holy men, the hair is worn extremely long.
  • Variety and contrast within a piece became more pronounced than before.
  • Thus in the modern thought the state is contrasted with civil society.
  • His short red hair can be seen beneath his cap, contrasting with dark eyes.
  • By contrast, corporate office buildings set their base in the city.
  • The overall story in these longer works is told through contrasting scenes.
  • It is the opposite of white and often represents darkness in contrast with light.
  • But a section of contrasting material which served as a bridge between them also came to be included.
  • By contrast, the year of death can be determined only through indirect sources.
  • He has pale white skin that contrasts with his bright green eyes.
  • They were often contrasted with horses, which were seen as powerful and beautiful.
  • An individual case is then compared and contrasted with the type case.
  • However, by contrast, the soul itself is not subject to the cycle of birth and death.
  • Social history was contrasted with political history, intellectual history and the history of great men.
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Meaning of contrast

  • noun The opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared
    in contrast to", "by contrast
  • noun The act of distinguishing by comparing differences
  • noun The perceptual effect of the juxtaposition of very different colors
  • noun The range of optical density and tone on a photographic negative or print (or the extent to which adjacent areas on a television screen differ in brightness)
  • verb Put in opposition to show or emphasize differences
    The middle school teacher contrasted her best student's work with that of her weakest student
  • verb To show differences when compared; be different
    the students contrast considerably in their artistic abilities