Contrast

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Definition

a contrast: a difference, an opposition, a comparison, a distinction, a contrariety
noun
in contrast to in comparison to, as opposed to

This year you have regularly been late for work and have been completing consistently poor work, this is remarkable in contrast to your performance last year when you were our best employee.

to contrast: to compare, to differentiate, to distinguish, to differ in (opinions)
idiom

Examples

  • "I know this may contrast with your usual method of flipping a coin to decide what to do for the day, so please read it beforehand)."
  • "This fragrance contrasts exotic fruits and lush florals for a truly sophisticated smelling experience."
  • "The column rounds up the week's winners and losers and contrasts their successes and failures."

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