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contrast
used in Gone with the Wind

7 uses
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1  —4 uses as in:
contrast their writing styles
Definition point to differences between; or compare to show differences
  • By contrast with his own miserable existence, they were well-fed, well-clothed and looked after in sickness and old age.
    1.3 (48% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • The avenue of cedars leading from the main road to the house—that avenue of cedars without which no Georgia planter's home could be complete—had a cool dark shadiness that gave a brighter tinge, by contrast, to the green of the other trees.
    1.3 (84% in)
  • How strange the quiet of this deserted end of town in contrast with the day of the fighting at Peachtree Creek!
    3.21 (6% in)
  • But he looked bright and cheerful, in contrast with the lines of sorrow and worry and weariness which Scarlett saw in faces everywhere.
    4.35 (10% in)

There are no more uses of "contrast" flagged with this meaning in Gone with the Wind.

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?  —3 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • It was a pleasant land of white houses, peaceful plowed fields and sluggish yellow rivers, but a land of contrasts, of brightest sun glare and densest shade.
    1.1 (28% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • Honey's nervously obvious desire to be attractive to every man in sight contrasted sharply with her father's poise, and Scarlett had the thought that perhaps there was something in what Mrs. Tarleton said, after all.
    1.6 (7% in)
  • The contrast between the dirty, hairy old man and the four neat, fastidious ladies was as great as though he were a grizzled, vicious old watchdog and they four small kittens.
    4.45 (7% in)

There are no more uses of "contrast" in Gone with the Wind.

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