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contrast
used in Murder On The Orient Express

2 meanings, 2 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
contrast their writing styles
Definition
point to differences between; or compare to show differences
  • By contrast the noises on the train seemed unusually loud.
    1.5 — Part 1 Chapter 5 — The Crime (1% in)
by contrast = in a comparison that shows differences
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2  —1 use as in:
it is a contrast
Definition
something noticeably different (compared to something else or to other things)
  • Poirot's methods with Hildegarde Schmidt were a complete contrast to his handling of Mary Debenham.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 — The Evidence of the German Lady's-Maid (31% in)
contrast = something notably different compared (to something)
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