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contrast
used in Anna Karenina

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1  —3 uses as in:
there is a contrast
Definition
a difference — especially a notable difference; or the side-x-side arrangement of things that draws attention to an unmissable difference
  • Now, on the contrary, she was perforce decked out in a way so inconsistent with her age and her figure, that her one anxiety was to contrive that the contrast between these adornments and her own exterior should not be too appalling.
    Part Five (72% in)
  • In spite of the striking contrast in their habits and views and the fact that Lvov was older than Levin, they had seen a great deal of one another that winter, and had taken a great liking to each other.
    Part Seven (11% in)
  • There was something mortifying in the way he had said "Come, that's good," as one says to a child when it leaves off being naughty, and still more mortifying was the contrast between her penitent and his self-confident tone; and for one instant she felt the lust of strife rising up in her again, but making an effort she conquered it, and met Vronsky as good-humoredly as before.
    Part Seven (73% in)

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  • The innocent festivities over the election, and this gloomy, burdensome love to which he had to return struck Vronsky by their contrast.
    Part Six (97% in)
  • It was just this contrast with her own position that was for Kitty the great attraction of Mademoiselle Varenka.
    Part Two (83% in)
  • Kitty was no longer struck by this contrast.
    Part Two (93% in)
  • But like or dislike "the people" as something apart he could not, not only because he lived with "the people," and all his interests were bound up with theirs, but also because he regarded himself as a part of "the people," did not see any special qualities or failings distinguishing himself and "the people," and could not contrast himself with them.
    Part Three (1% in)
  • In his methodical brain there were distinctly formulated certain aspects of peasant life, deduced partly from that life itself, but chiefly from contrast with other modes of life.
    Part Three (1% in)

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