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contrast
used in The Hound of the Baskervilles

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Definition
a difference — especially a notable difference; or the side-x-side arrangement of things that draws attention to an unmissable difference
  • There could not have been a greater contrast between brother and sister, for Stapleton was neutral tinted, with light hair and gray eyes, while she was darker than any brunette whom I have seen in England—slim, elegant, and tall.
    Chapter 7 — The Stapletons of Merripit House (64% in)
contrast = difference
  • There is something tropical and exotic about her which forms a singular contrast to her cool and unemotional brother.
    Chapter 8 — First Report of Dr. Watson (27% in)
contrast = an unmissable difference when compared side-x-side
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