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contrast
used in Dracula

2 uses
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Definition
point to differences between; or compare to show differences
  • Two were dark, and had high aquiline noses, like the Count, and great dark, piercing eyes, that seemed to be almost red when contrasted with the pale yellow moon.
    Chapter 3 (82% in)
contrasted = compared to show differences (in this case, because they are close to each other)
  • His waxen hue became greenish-yellow by the contrast of his burning eyes, and the red scar on the forehead showed on the pallid skin like a palpitating wound.
    Chapter 23 (39% in)
contrast = comparison (that shows differences)
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