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contrast
used in Killing Kennedy

2 meanings, 6 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, Jackie enjoys listening to bossa nova records and keeps fit by jumping on a trampoline and lifting weights.
    p. 37.8

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2  —1 use 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
  • But the public adulation is a stark contrast to the private inner hell John Kennedy is living right now.
    p. 113.4

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?  —4 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • Her fondness for European culture and fashion have long contrasted with the more down-to-earth sensibilities of the American public.
    p. 222.1
  • She is blessed with lips that are full and red, contrasting seductively with her smooth olive skin.
    p. 135.9
  • The Secret Service protection given President Kennedy is constant, and contrasts sharply with the protection given Abraham Lincoln a hundred years ago.
    p. 138.2
  • Kennedy can see why this was such a great loss to Lee, for the rolling hills look out over the river to Washington, where the fast pace and backroom deals are a drastic contrast to the quiet and peace of the cemetery.
    p. 235.3

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