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Definitions of contrast:

part of speech: verb intransitive

To stand against or in opposition to.

part of speech: verb

To oppose different things, qualities, or conditions to each other that, by comparison, the superior excellence of one of them may be seen; to set things in opposition, or side by side, in order that the superiority of one of them may be exhibited in a more striking point of view.

part of speech: verb transitive

To set in opposition, in order to show superiority or give effect.

part of speech: noun

Opposition or unlikeness in things compared: exhibition of differences.

part of speech: verb transitive

To compare in order to show unlikeness; to state the difference between.

part of speech: noun

Opposition or difference of qualities made manifest by direct comparison; opposition of outline or colour to increase effect.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To be different, as shown by comparison.

part of speech: noun

Difference of qualities shown by comparison; the thing or quality opposed to another.

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