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contrast
used in Brave New World

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Definition
point to differences between; or compare to show differences
  • They had never seen a face like hers before–had never seen a face that was not youthful and taut-skinned, a body that had ceased to be slim and upright. All these moribund sexagenarians had the appearance of childish girls. At forty-four, Linda seemed, by contrast, a monster of flaccid and distorted senility.
    Chapter Fourteen (41% in)
by contrast = in a comparison that shows differences

(editor's notes:  Sexagenarians are people who are 60-69 years old. Even thought these old people look great, describing them as moribund indicates that they lack vitality.)
  • The intoxication of success had evaporated; he was soberly his old self; and by contrast with the temporary balloon of these last weeks, the old self seemed unprecedentedly heavier than the surrounding atmosphere.
    Chapter Twelve (48% in)
by contrast = in a comparison that shows differences
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