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contrast
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Catch-22
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as in: contrast their writing styles Define
point to differences between; or compare to show differences
  • The colonel was more than a head taller than the chaplain and over twice as broad, and his swollen, overbearing authority made the chaplain feel frail and sickly by contrast.
  • In contrast to his reaction to news of the C.I.D. man, he learned with calm courage from Yossarian that Colonel Cathcart had raised the number of missions to fifty-five.

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  • Contrast winter in Panama with winter in Alaska.
  • Contrast typical underlying beliefs of pro-life and pro-choice supporters.

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as in: contrast their writing styles Define
point to differences between; or compare to show differences
as in: there is a contrast Define
a difference -- especially a notable difference; or the side-x-side arrangement of things that draws attention to an unmissable difference
as in: it is a contrast Define
something noticeably different (compared to something else or to other things)
as in: sharpen the picture contrast Define
the difference between tones of an image -- as in a photo or video -- such as the quality of brightness or the intensity of shades or colors
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