contrast

Part of speech: verb

To compare in order to show unlikeness.

Part of speech: verb

To stand in opposition; show unlikeness.

Part of speech: noun

Partial unlikeness between things compared; also, the things thus opposed.

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Usage examples "contrast":

  1. His bearing was in striking contrast to that of the officials. - "Amusement Only", Richard Marsh.
  2. When two words are set in contrast, or in opposition to each other, they are both emphatic. - "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.
  3. Fill 2 needles with 2 colors which contrast well. - "The Ladies' Knitting and Netting Book", Miss Watts.