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antithesis
used in Middlemarch

2 uses
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Definition
exact opposite
  • "What do you think of that for a fine bit of antithesis?" said the German, searching in his friend's face for responding admiration, but going on volubly without waiting for any other answer.
    Book 2 — Old and Young (65% in)
  • Mary Garth, on the contrary, had the aspect of an ordinary sinner: she was brown; her curly dark hair was rough and stubborn; her stature was low; and it would not be true to declare, in satisfactory antithesis, that she had all the virtues.
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (93% in)

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