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contrast
used in Summer Pleasures

11 uses
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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
  • He ran a fingertip along the curve of her shoulder and studied the contrast of his skin against hers.
    1.8 — Part 1 Chapter 8 (24% in)
  • The contrast with your hair and skin, that practical sort of dash.
    1.5 — Part 1 Chapter 5 (20% in)
  • It was the contrast that had caught her eye.
    2.2 — Part 2 Chapter 2 (26% in)

There are no more uses of "contrast" flagged with this meaning in Summer Pleasures.

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  • She wanted to catch the tired, sun-faded wood of the house and the parched lawn, both a contrast to that bouquet of hope.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (28% in)
  • A closer look would have uncovered the contrasts.
    1.1 — Part 1 Chapter 1 (16% in)
  • A character was nothing without contrasts, strengths and weaknesses.
    1.2 — Part 1 Chapter 2 (62% in)
  • He liked the contrast.
    1.3 — Part 1 Chapter 3 (11% in)
  • The rough brush of beard was a stunning contrast to the softness of his lips.
    1.7 — Part 1 Chapter 7 (90% in)
  • She didn't want the feel of bright sunlight here, she decided as she added a low contrast filter.
    2.2 — Part 2 Chapter 2 (10% in)
  • She wanted the sense of emptiness, of waiting, as a contrast to the life and energy that had just poured out of the building.
    2.2 — Part 2 Chapter 2 (11% in)
  • He liked the contrast, perhaps too much.
    2.2 — Part 2 Chapter 2 (63% in)

There are no more uses of "contrast" in Summer Pleasures.

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